medic medic  /ˈmɛ dɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
  2. (n) a medical practitioner in the armed forces

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Usage(s):

  1. In a statement obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union, an Army medic based at Abu Ghraib spoke of examining from 800 to 900 detainees daily as they were admitted.
  2. As a Coast Guard medic in the 1950s, he once performed an appendectomy in the eye of a hurricane with the help of an onshore surgeon who guided him by radio.
  3. The medic, the wounded soldiers and their comrades began a frantic race against the clock.

News

  1. Dreys Diabetic Medic Alert Dogs

    Dreys Diabetic Medic Alert Dogs What could be a potentially dangerous situation is quickly adverted by the aid of the boy's pet, a Medical Alert Dog trained to notify both the child and parents when an abnormal blood sugar level is detected. Along with D.A.D.'s head trainer, Cindy Terrell, and several other employees, Pearson uses positive reinforcement, clicker training, and "Go Tell" training ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Jasper Newsboy

  2. Medic truck involved in fatal crash

    One person was killed in a crash involving a Calvert County volunteer medic truck Monday afternoon.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

  3. Dive Medic Technician/HSEQ/Paramedic

    Tech/Vocational Cert. We are actively recruiting Dive Medic Technicians. If you have a current DMT Certification, please submit your resume noting as such. Include work experience, companies worked for/with and duties.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Rigzone

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Quotes

  1. "I went through all the training. I served honorably in my unit. I used army provisions to try become a noncombatant and remain in the army as a medic or something, but I still would be subject to going on combat missions as a medic," Hinzman...
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Jeremy Hinzman Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The medic registered no pulse or respirations, and at 7.04 pm on June 7 realized that Zarqawi was dead," General Caldwell said. "This was approximately 24 minutes after the coalition forces arived, orapproximately 52 minutes after the first...
    on Jun 12, 2006 By: William Caldwell Source: New York Times

  3. "On the PC side, we've done as many as four updates in a day, and that's great: we can respond very quickly," Newell said. "Or we can do the Pyro updates, and the Medic updates [and so on]. On the consoles, they want us to charge money for...
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Gabe Newell Source: GameSpot

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