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Medic Corps
Medical Teams Symbol
(医療部隊, Iryō Butai, Literally meaning: Medic Corps)
Debut
Manga Chapter #68
Anime Naruto Episode #39
Appears in Anime, Manga
Team Info
Leaders
  • Nonō Yakushi
Affiliations
  • Konohagakure Symbol Konohagakure
Team Jutsu

The Medic Corps (医療部隊, Iryō Butai) is a subdivision of Konohagakure's medical-nin organisation and hospital. These shinobi generally work at the hospital full-time, and their roles are similar to those of field medical-nin in that they are deployed to aid the comrades who are out on missions. However, unlike field medical-nin that normally get assigned to a four-man-team to serve in that capacity, they move as an independent team comprised solely of medical-nin.

These shinobi are under the directions of 'Captains'. One of these captains, Nonō Yakushi was stated to have found Kabuto Yakushi after the Battle of Kikyō Pass.[1] This story, however, may not be true although it was fabricated by Orochimaru.[2] Medic Corps shinobi can be seen throughout the duration of the Chūnin Exams, and a team was also sent after the Sasuke Recovery Team.[3]

References

  1. Naruto chapter 66, page 5
  2. Naruto chapter 584, page 12
  3. Naruto chapter 235, page 4
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