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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who is trained to give emergency medical treatment or assist medical professionals.

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  • noun An individual trained to medically stabilize people through various interventions, victims of trauma or medical events outside of a hospital setting and preparing them for transport to a medical facility.
  • noun US An individual who is licensed at the state or national level to practice medical interventions in an emergency pre-hospital setting.

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  • noun a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment

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