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PARAMEDICAL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does paramedical mean? 

PARAMEDICAL (noun)
  The noun PARAMEDICAL has 1 sense:

1. a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment

  Familiarity information: PARAMEDICAL used as a noun is very rare.


PARAMEDICAL (adjective)
  The adjective PARAMEDICAL has 1 sense:

1. of or denoting a person who supplements physicians and nurses in their activities

  Familiarity information: PARAMEDICAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARAMEDICAL (noun)


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Meaning:

A person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

paramedic; paramedical

Hypernyms ("paramedical" is a kind of...):

paraprofessional (a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional)


PARAMEDICAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or denoting a person who supplements physicians and nurses in their activities

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

ambulance drivers are paramedical personnel

Pertainym:

paramedic (a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment)


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