Definitions for veterinarianˌvɛt ər əˈnɛər i ən, ˌvɛ trə-
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veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon, vet(noun)
a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
A medical doctor who treats non-human animals.
Origin: From veterinarius, from veterinum, from vehiterinum, from veho
one skilled in the diseases of cattle or domestic animals; a veterinary surgeon
Origin: [L. veterinarius. See Veterinary.]
A veterinary physician, colloquially called a vet, shortened from veterinarian or veterinary surgeon, is a professional who practices veterinary medicine by treating disease, disorder, and injury in non-human animals. In many countries, the local nomenclature for a vet is a regulated and protected term, meaning that members of the public without the prerequisite qualifications and/or registration are not able to use the title. In many cases, the activities that may be undertaken by a veterinarian are restricted only to those professionals who are registered as vet. For instance, in the United Kingdom, as in other jurisdictions, animal treatment may only be performed by registered vets, and it is illegal for any person who is not registered to call themselves a vet or perform any treatment. Most vets work in clinical settings, treating animals directly. These vets may be involved in a general practice, treating animals of all types; may be specialized in a specific group of animals such as companion animals, livestock, zoo animals or horses; or may specialize in a narrow medical discipline such as surgery, dermatology or internal medicine.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved My Life.
The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what is the matter-he's got to just know.
I'm probably going to be a part-time singer, most of the time I'm going to be a veterinarian because I really like helping animals. Or a farmer.
I have taken an oath as a veterinarian and make recommendations regarding animal health issues based on my scientific knowledge, experience and skills in order to protect human and animal health, the role I play as a member of the Zoetis board is consistent with this oath.'.
Texas thinks that if a veterinarian doesn’t see an animal and owner in person, he completely loses his ability and professional judgment, texas thinks it’s better that these people and their pets get nothing, rather than have [an online] conversation with a very accomplished veterinarian.
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- طبيب بيطريArabic
- ветеринарен лекарBulgarian
- zvěrolékař, veterinářCzech
- Tierarzt, Tierärztin, Veterinärin, VeterinärGerman
- veterinaro, bestkuracistoEsperanto
- دامپزشک, بیطارPersian
- veto, vétérinaireFrench
- lighiche-bheathaichean, lèigh-bheathach, altrach-bheathaicheanScottish Gaelic
- וטרינרית, וטרינרHebrew
- veterinario, dottoreItalian
- 獣医師, 獣医Japanese
- ბეითალი, ვეტერინარიGeorgian
- 獸醫師, 수의사Korean
- ветеринар, докторка, доктор, ветеринаркаMacedonian
- veterinarja, veterinarjuMaltese
- dierenarts, veterinairDutch
- dyrlækjarNorwegian Nynorsk
- veterinær, dyrlegeNorwegian
- doctor veterinarRomanian
- ветеринар, ветеринаркаRussian
- veterìnārka, veterìnār, ветеринарка, ветеринарSerbo-Croatian
- veterinár, zverolekárSlovak
- djurläkare, veterinärSwedish
- veteriner, baytarTurkish
- ветеринар, лікарUkrainian
- thầy thuốc thú yVietnamese
- nimasanel, nimijisanan, nimihisanan, nimisananVolapük
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