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premedical

[pree-med-i-kuh l] /priˈmɛd ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to studies in preparation for the formal study of medicine:
a premedical course.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; pre- + medical
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British Dictionary definitions for premedical

premedical

/priːˈmɛdɪkəl/
adjective
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
Derived Forms
premedically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for premedical
adj.

also pre-medical, 1881, in reference to study for medical training, from pre- + medical.

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premedical in Medicine

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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