a person who practices veterinary medicine or surgery.
A veterinary physician, colloquially called a vet, shortened from veterinarian (
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Define veterinarian: a person who is trained to give medical care and treatment to
animals : an animal doctor.
Veterinarian definition, a person who practices veterinary medicine or surgery.
1780-90; < Latin veterīnārius, equivalent to veterīn (ae) beasts of burden (noun
use of feminine plural of veterīnus pertaining to such beasts, equivalent to veter-,
A veterinarian is a doctor for animals. When it's time for your dog to get his shots,
you take him to the veterinarian.
vet·er·i·nar·y adj. Of or relating to veterinary medicine; concerned or connected
with the medical or surgical treatment of animals, especially domestic animals.
Veterinary medicine: The medical science concerned with the diagnosis,
treatment and prevention of diseases in animals. Aside from diagnosing and
veterinarian. Play vet·er·i·nar·i·an. Use veterinarian in a sentence. LINK / CITE
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