Main definitions of med in English

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North American
  • Medical.

    ‘med school’
    • ‘Now, they are teaching a meditation class for about 10 of their fellow med students.’
    • ‘From the start there were two anthropologists in the med school staff.’
    • ‘The latter was apparently co-written by a guy who was a year ahead of me at my med school.’
    • ‘Moreover, when fluoride combines with aluminum it becomes easily absorbed by the body - ask any first year med student.’
    • ‘Yes, the bond between patient and doctor is a sacred trust, and all that lofty stuff they tell you in med school.’
    • ‘He'd never actually asked me for a med certificate before.’
    • ‘Plus, having the med students collect all the collateral info in advance… helps.’
    • ‘That cleared the way in 1991 for her to start third-year instruction, when med students get to see patients.’
    • ‘Funny how your views on a field can change from med school up through residency.’
    • ‘Med students, while inexperienced, aren't dumb.’
    • ‘I am an Army contractor (occupational and environmental med doc) and need all the humor I can get!’
    • ‘Disillusioned, he dropped out and went to med school but was eventually seduced back into making music.’
    • ‘Think of a good story of use and abuse from med school, residency or beyond and e-mail it to me.’
    • ‘This is inconsistent nonsense, though my knowledge of medicine (depite being married to a med school professor) is not sufficient to be certain that I don't make an error myself.’
    • ‘During her med school days we were able to divide the weekend visits pretty evenly, but things were about to take a drastic change.’
    • ‘These are the first hospital shoes I bought at the beginning of my third year of med school, and they have served me well.’
    • ‘That's because my contract says you have to provide a med certificate if you are sick for five days.’
    • ‘Andy came over with his med school friend Jared.’
    • ‘Even loans from law school or med school can be partially forgiven.’
    • ‘The money is good; he will soon be free of med school debt.’

plural noun

North American
  • Medicine; medication.

    ‘he'd forgotten to take his meds’
    • ‘Statins have become so critical in the war against cholesterol that a leading statin researcher compares them to the ultimate miracle med.’
    • ‘I opined that since the good doctor had actually SEEN the patient, he might be the best to decide which med was appropriate.’
    • ‘Aleve, also known as Naproxen, an over-the-counter med, was also associated with increased heart risks recently.’
    • ‘Can I take my meds prior to a fasting blood test?’
    • ‘I don't want to take my meds either, but when I get like that I ask my ex-wife what it was like before the meds and I remember, sort of.’
    • ‘The industry also produces the occasional miracle med that empowers doctors to cure otherwise intractable diseases.’




Main definitions of med in English

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the Med
  • The Mediterranean Sea.


1940s: abbreviation.




Main definitions of med in English

: med1Med2MEd3


  • Master of Education.

    • ‘He has an MEd in instructional technology from George Mason University and is presently pursuing a PhD at George Mason's Graduate School of Education.’
    • ‘He has a BA from the University of the North and an MEd in counselling psychology from an American institution, as well as a PhD in Education from Rhodes.’
    • ‘The course co-ordinator Brian Cavanagh, MEd has being involved in training with FAS and privately for the past thirty years.’
    • ‘Vice chair Suzanne M. Whitmer, RN, CNOR, MEd, formally thanked the 2001 authors who wrote articles for the newsletter.’
    • ‘Melissa L. Block, MEd, is a freelance writer on health and nutrition who lives in Santa Barbara, California.’