AskDefine | Define medico

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medico

Noun

1 a student in medical school [syn: medical student]
2 a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor" [syn: doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr.]

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English

Noun

  1. In the context of "informal|jocular": A physician; a medical doctor; a medical student.

Prefix

medico
  1. The combining form of the adjective medical.

Italian

Etymology

Latin medicus < mederi "to cure"

Adjective

  1. medical

Noun

feminine medica (rare), diminutive: medichino, medichetto; augmentative; medicone; endearment: medicuccio; pejorative: medicaccio, medicastro

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Verb form

medico
  1. first-person singular indicative present of medicare

Latin

Noun

medicō

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Doctor of Medicine, GP, MD, Md, allopath, allopathist, attending physician, coroner, country doctor, croaker, doc, doctor, family doctor, general practitioner, house physician, intern, leech, medical, medical attendant, medical examiner, medical man, medical practitioner, physician, physician in ordinary, resident, resident physician, sawbones
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