premedical

[pree-med-i-kuhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to studies in preparation for the formal study of medicine: a premedical course.

Origin:
1900–05; pre- + medical

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premedical (priːˈmɛdɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to a course of study prerequisite for entering medical school
2.  of or relating to a person engaged in such a course of study: a premedical student
 
pre'medically
 
adv

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premedical pre·med·i·cal (prē-měd'ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Preparing for or relating to the studies that prepare one for the study of medicine.

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The science courses should be those designed for premedical students.
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