from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to veterinary medicine; concerned or connected with the medical or surgical treatment of animals, especially domestic animals.
- n. A veterinarian.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to the medical or surgical treatment of animals, especially domestic and farm animals
- n. A veterinary surgeon, a veterinarian
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the art of healing or treating the diseases of domestic animals, as oxen, horses, sheep, various pets, etc..
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to domestic animals; specifically, pertaining to the surgical or medical treatment of domestic animals, especially of horses and cattle: as, a veterinary surgeon; veterinary medicine; a veterinary college or school.
- n. pl. veterinaries (-riz). A veterinarian.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
- adj. of or relating to veterinarians or veterinary medicine
Not to mention the rampant rent-seeking resulting from idiocies such as chlorhexidine mouthwash being prescription only for humans, while available otc in veterinary formulation.
Below is a direct quote from a veterinarian who is involved in veterinary ethics.
One has a chemistry Ph.D., two have doctorates in veterinary medicine and the last three are all in the Oregon State University graduate program working toward their Ph.D. s in nuclear engineering.
But sometimes things don't go as planned in veterinary clinics.
And then of course, he also has a Ph. D in veterinary medicine, his undergraduate work focused on evolutionary biology-he's an amateur spelunker and a certified scuba diver.
He has a doctorate in veterinary medicine and used to have his own practice in Sacramento, California, but has now sold it to focus solely on writing.
I decided to be the man of action rather than the philosopher, and resolved to graduate in veterinary science and pursue a research career.
Then she called the veterinary clinics - Christie estimated she called about 70 businesses.
Report on the market potential for imaging equipment in Swedish veterinary practices >
"We have modified our short-term veterinary vaccine production goals to further our strategy of maximizing our revenue stream potential through investments that we believe will ultimately accelerate our long-term growth," said Weibing Lu, Skystar's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.