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corpsman

Syllabification: corps·man
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrzmən
 
, ˈkôrmən
 
/

Definition of corpsman in English:

noun

1An enlisted member of a military medical unit.
Example sentences
  • An example is the scene in the church in which Wade, the medical corpsman in the unit, talks about waiting for his mother to come home from work.
  • Navy corpsman and Army medical components worked side-by-side with Canadian medical units to provide care, but there was a problem.
  • We also brought a hospital corpsman with us, in case of any in-flight medical emergencies.
1.1A member of a civilian corps, especially a paramedical corps.
Example sentences
  • Studies after Desert Storm showed that wartime trauma experience in the military was primarily supplied by Reserve doctors and corpsmen who worked in civilian trauma centers.

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