veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon, vet(adj)
a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
of or relating to veterinarians or veterinary medicine
A veterinary surgeon, a veterinarian
Of or relating to the medical or surgical treatment of animals, especially domestic and farm animals
of or pertaining to the art of healing or treating the diseases of domestic animals, as oxen, horses, sheep, etc.; as, a veterinary writer or school
Origin: [L. veterinarius of or belonging to beasts of burden and draught, fr. veterinus, probably originally, of or pertaining to yearlings: cf. F. vtrinaire. See Veteran, Wether.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vet′e-ri-na-ri, adj. pertaining to the art of treating the diseases of domestic animals: professing or practising this art.—n. one skilled in the diseases of domestic animals.—Also Veterinā′rian. [L. veterinarius—veterina (bestia), a beast of burden.]
The numerical value of veterinary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of veterinary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We won't jeopardize animal well-being just to get there, we'll use the best available treatments to keep our chickens healthy, under veterinary supervision.
Families (Save the Children interviewed) spoke of sick babies dying at checkpoints, vets (veterinary surgeons) treating humans, and children forced to eat animal feed as they cower in basements from airstrikes.
All those equids that are doing the grunt work and supporting their human families in developing parts of the world -- the mules and donkeys -- they get very little in the way of veterinary care and very little in the way of attention.
What's very important in this case is that it's not just the FDA who have evaluated our mosquito, the FDA have used an expert group drawn from Environmental Protection Agency, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Center for Veterinary Medicine, so that everyone involved had a chance for input.
Children are dying from lack of food and medicines in parts of Syria just a few kilometers from warehouses that are piled high with aid, families (Save the Children interviewed) spoke of sick babies dying at checkpoints, vets (veterinary surgeons) treating humans, and children forced to eat animal feed as they cower in basements from airstrikes.
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