medevac

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See also: MEDEVAC and med-evac

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of medical +‎ evacuation

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

medevac ‎(plural medevacs)

  1. The emergency transportation, usually by air, of patients to a medical facility.
  2. A vehicle used for emergency transportation of patients to a medical facility.
  3. Trained personnel who care for patients during emergency transportation to a medical facility.

Verb[edit]

medevac ‎(third-person singular simple present medevacs, present participle medevacking or medevacing, simple past and past participle medevacked or medevaced)

  1. (transitive) To transport (patients) by medevac.

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References[edit]

  • medevac” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.