[kawr-muhn, kohr-]
noun, plural corpsmen.
U.S. Navy. an enlisted person working as a pharmacist or hospital assistant.
U.S. Army. an enlisted person in the Medical Corps who accompanies combat troops into battle to give first aid, carry off the wounded, etc.
a member of any corps, as of the peace Corps.

1940–45, Americanism; corps + -man Unabridged
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corpsman (ˈkɔːmən)
n , pl -men
(US) military a medical orderly or stretcher-bearer

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He received medical attention from a corpsman and was out of action for two days.
He began his career as a purser and later became a corpsman, when he performed hand surgery using only a manual for guidance.
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