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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Kenita Rogers, associate dean of A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, said diversity was as important in veterinary care as it was in human health care because "every dog, cat, horse and cow is associated with a person.
Summary: The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority highlighted the need to draw the attention of farm owners and livestock breeders when dealing with veterinary medicines and not to delegate the tasks to unskilled workers,
They will be required to demonstrate compliance with the requirements set out in the regulations concerning dispensing, supply and advertising of veterinary medicines.
Of the graduates, there were 72 new veterinarians; one candidate received the combined degree of doctor of veterinary medicine and master of science in comparative biomedical sciences; one candidate received the combined degree of doctor of veterinary medicine and master of science in laboratory animal medicine; four candidates received the combined degrees of doctor of veterinary medicine and master of public health; 14 candidates received master of science in animals and public policy; and one candidate received the degree of doctor of philosophy.
The Consortium for Conservation Medicine, New York, New York, USA; ([dagger]) Veterinary Research Institute, Ipoh, Malaysia; ([double dagger]) Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, North Grafton, Massachusetts, USA; ([section]) Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Corporation Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia; ([paragraph]) Ministry of Agriculture, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and (#) Department of Primary Fisheries and Industry, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
For instance, Michael Kuhne of the Hannover School of Veterinary Medicine in Germany and his colleagues have studied the longevity of tetracyclines in liquid manure, a slurry of urine and feces.
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has proposed to ban the use of a class of human antibiotics--fluoroquinolones--in poultry production.

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