Definitions for medic
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word medic.
medic, medick, trefoilnoun
any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
medical officer, medicnoun
a medical practitioner in the armed forces
Specifically: (Mil.) A member of the medical corps in the military.
A medical doctor.
A medical student.
Medick; any of various European and North African herbs, of the genus Medicago, several of which are grown for fodder etc.
A doctor, especially in the military
A medical student.
Of or pertaining to medicines; medical.
The Median language.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: medica, Latin.
The medic hath a papilionaceous or butterfly flower, out of which empalement rises the pointal, which afterward becomes an intorted pod, sometimes like a ram’s horn, in which are lodged kidney-shaped seeds. Philip Miller.
A medic is a person involved in medicine such as a medical doctor, medical student, paramedic or an emergency medical responder. Among physicians in the UK, the term "medic" indicates someone who has followed a "medical" career path in postgraduate professional training accredited by a College of Physicians, such as cardiology or endocrinology, in contrast to a surgical branch of specialisation accredited by a College of Surgeons.
A medic is a medical professional or practitioner, typically associated with the military forces, who is trained to give first-aid treatment or emergency medical services to people who are injured or ill. The term can also be used generally to refer to anyone involved in medicine, such as doctors, nurses, or medical students.
a leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is M. sativa
Etymology: [L. medicus.]
Medic is a general term for a person involved in medicine; a physician, medical student, or military medical corpsman. In the UK, the term "medic" amongst doctors indicates that someone has followed a "medical" career path accredited by the MRCP such as cardiology or endocrinology. This is in contrast to a surgical branch of specialisation in postgraduate professional training.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
med′ik, n. one of several plants of the genus Medicago, esp. the purple medic or lucerne—leguminous plants, with leaves like those of clover.—Also Med′ick. [L. medica—Gr. mēdikē (poa), 'median' (grass).]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Medic is ranked #65424 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Medic surname appeared 303 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Medic.
96% or 291 total occurrences were White.
2.6% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of medic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of medic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I have vowed that rather than let Alzheimer's take me, I would take it, i would live my life as ever to the full and die, before the disease mounted its last attack, in my own home, in a chair on the lawn, with a brandy in my hand to wash down whatever modern version of the Brompton Cocktail some helpful medic could supply. And with Thomas Tallis on my iPod, I would shake hands with death.
They pick him up off the floor and place him on the seat at that time. He says he needs a medic.
Omar Khadr pleaded guilty to heinous crimes, including the murder of American Army medic Sergeant Christopher Speer.
I would live my life as ever to the full and die, before the disease mounted its last attack, in my own home, in a chair on the lawn, with a brandy in my hand to wash down whatever modern version of the Brompton Cocktail some helpful medic could supply. And with Thomas Tallis on my iPod, I would shake hands with death. sir Terry was fond of saying, 'It's time we learned to be as good at dying as we are at living' and his brave approach to confronting issues of death, including his own, was a heartfelt demonstration of dignity.
We are disappointed with today's decision, and regret that a convicted terrorist has been allowed back into Canadian society without having served his full sentence, omar Khadr pleaded guilty to heinous crimes, including the murder of American Army medic Sergeant Christopher Speer.
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