Definition of 'medic'
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Medics say she had passed too much blood back through the umbilical cord just before birth. The Sun (2016)Medics warn it may become part of a growing trend as costs are cut. The Sun (2016)The medics rush to treat a few who have stopped breathing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is one of 40 common treatments medics say do little or no good. The Sun (2016)Medics warned she had suffered heat exhaustion caused by being so hugely overweight. The Sun (2013)There is a lot that medics cannot say for sure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Medics say it could improve treatment for up to half of patients. The Sun (2015)But medics say it stops them dealing properly with the sick. The Sun (2014)No medic could say for sure what effect it would have on her if she fought again so soon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He did his national service, working as an army medic in a small village. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Medics and a doctor fought to save him but he could not be revived, rescue workers said. The Sun (2015)You could have had three female army medics on the front line in Afghanistan or a trio of female drivers on a convoy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had a meeting with a few female Army medics. The Sun (2015)AN army medic wounded in Afghanistan is set to marry the soldier who carried her to safety. The Sun (2013)That's why we are growing the workforce further with a new class of medic so busy doctors have more time to care for patients. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The world-class medics treat around 30 patients each week. The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'medic'
Used Occasionally. medic is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'medic'
British English: medic NOUN
A medic is a doctor or medical student.
Definition of medic from the Collins English Dictionary
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