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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a person trained to give emergency medical treatment or to assist physicians in providing medical care.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to the provision of emergency medical treatment.
  • adj. Of or relating to a paramedic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
  • adj. of or denoting a person who assists physicians and nurses or is trained physicians and nurses in their activities

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