para medical


related to the medical profession in a secondary or supplementary capacity.

1920–25; para-1 + medical Unabridged
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paramedical par·a·med·i·cal (pār'ə-měd'ĭ-kəl)

  1. Of, relating to, or being a person trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals.

  2. Relating to the medical profession in an adjunctive capacity, especially to the allied health fields.

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