veterinary medicine

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veterinary medicine

n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals, especially domestic animals.

veterinary medicine

or

veterinary science

n
(Veterinary Science) the branch of medicine concerned with the health of animals and the treatment of injuries or diseases that affect them

vet′erinary med′icine


n.
the branch of medicine dealing with the study, prevention, and treatment of diseases in animals, esp. domesticated animals.
[1780–90]

vet·er·i·nar·y medicine

(vĕt′ər-ə-nĕr′ē)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diseases or injuries of animals and their treatment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veterinary medicine - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals (especially domestic animals)veterinary medicine - the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals (especially domestic animals)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
coccidiosis - (veterinary medicine) infestation with coccidia
Translations
eläinlääketiede
médecine vétérinaire
veterinarstvo
medicina veterinaria
diergeneeskunde
medycyna weterynaryjnaweterynaria
djursjukvård

vet·er·i·nar·y med·i·cine

n. veterinaria, ciencia que trata de la prevención y cura de enfermedades y lesiones de animales, esp. animales domésticos.
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