- Informal a physician or surgeon
- a medical student or intern
- a medical noncommissioned officer who gives first aid in combat; aidman; corpsman
- paramedic (esp. sense )
Origin of medicClassical Latin medicus
Origin of medicMiddle English medike from Classical Latin medica from Classical Greek m?dik? (poa), Median (grass), kind of clover from Media from M?dikos, of Media
Origin of medicMiddle English medike from Latin Mēdica from Greek Mēdikē from feminine of Mēdikos of Media from Mēdos a Mede ; see Mede .
- A member of a military medical corps.
- A physician or surgeon.
- A medical student or intern.
Origin of medicLatin medicus physician ; see medical .
(usually uncountable, plural medics)
- Alternative spelling of medick (“herb of the genus Medicago").
From Latin medicus (“of or belonging to healing, curative, medical; as a noun, medicus, masculine, a physician, doctor, surgeon"), Late Latin medica (“feminine, a female physician, midwife"), from mederi (“to heal").
- The Median language.
Mede +"Ž -ic