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Adjective: paramedical  ,per-u'me-di-kul [N. Amer], ,pa-ru'me-di-kul [Brit]
  1. Of or denoting a person who assists physicians and nurses or is trained physicians and nurses in their activities
    "ambulance drivers are paramedical personnel"
Noun: paramedical  ,per-u'me-di-kul [N. Amer], ,pa-ru'me-di-kul [Brit]
  1. A person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
    "a rewarding career as a paramedical";
    - paramedic

Derived forms: paramedicals

Type of: paraprofessional

Encyclopedia: Paramedical