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

  • adj. Preparing for or relating to the studies that prepare one for the study of medicine: a premedical student; premedical courses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing activities prior to, or in preparation for, a study of medicine

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Occurring before (the scientific study of) medicine; preceding medicine; not yet having entered upon the study of medicine.

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

  • adj. preparing for the study of medicine
  • adj. preceding and preparing for the study of medicine


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