corpsman

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EtymologyEdit

corps +‎ -man

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔː(ɹ)mən/, /ˈkɔː(ɹ)zmən/

NounEdit

corpsman (plural corpsmen)

  1. (US, military, nautical) A hospital corpsman.
    The corpsman prescribed Motrin to the sick marine for his symptoms.
  2. (deprecated, US, military) An enlisted person in the U.S. Army who works as a field medic.
  3. (medicine, military, nonstandard) A military medic.

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