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aeromedical

Syllabification: aer·o·med·i·cal
Pronunciation: /ˌerōˈmedək(ə)l
 
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Definition of aeromedical in English:

adjective

1Of or relating to the use of aircraft for medical purposes such as transporting patients to a hospital.
Example sentences
  • The level of care received varies from basic first aid to sophisticated intensive care in aeromedical evacuation aircraft.
  • The primary aircraft used for the aeromedical evacuation mission are the C - 141 Starlifter and C - 130 Hercules.
  • It has been very rewarding to work with them and be able to assist with the aeromedical evacuations of patients.
2Relating to medical issues associated with air travel.
Example sentences
  • The four-week course taught aeromedical physiology, aircraft-loading procedures, and survival skills.

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