the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals (especially domestic animals)
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals, especially domestic and farm animals
Veterinary medicine is the branch of science that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals. The scope of veterinary medicine is wide, covering all animal species, both domesticated and wild, with a wide range of conditions which can affect different species. Veterinary medicine is widely practiced, both with and without professional supervision. Professional care is most often led by a veterinary physician, but also by paraveterinary workers such as veterinary nurses or technicians. This can be augmented by other paraprofessionals with specific specialisms such as animal physiotherapy or dentistry, and species relevant roles such as farriers. Veterinary science helps human health through the monitoring and control of zoonotic disease and veterinary scientists often collaborate with epidemiologists.
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The medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals.
The numerical value of veterinary medicine in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of veterinary medicine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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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.
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- Veterinärmedizin, Tierheilkunde, TiermedizinGerman
- médecine vétérinaireFrench
- medicina veterinariaItalian
- weterynaria, medycyna weterynaryjnaPolish
- medicina veterináriaPortuguese
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