veterinary medicine

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veterinary medicine

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

veterinary medicine


veterinary science

(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

the branch of medicine dealing with the study, prevention, and treatment of diseases in animals, esp. domesticated animals.

vet·er·i·nar·y medicine

The branch of medicine that deals with the diseases or injuries of animals and their treatment.
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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
médecine vétérinaire
medicina veterinaria
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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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General Manager of the Preventive Veterinary Medicine Department Khaled Morsi told Egypt Today that the numbering will help taking census of the cattle population in Egypt, and thus, securing the necessary amount of vaccine.
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In 2013, Mao et al published the first epidemiological report on canine obesity in China in the Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine. Their survey, from 14 animal hospitals over a three-year period, concludes the overall canine obesity rate in Beijing was 44.4%.
Stott, "Assessing economic and social pressure for the control of bovine viral diarrhoea virus," Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol.
The paper, "Idiopathic brood disease syndrome and queen events as precursors of colony mortality in migratory beekeeping operations in the eastern United States," is published in the February issue of Preventive Veterinary Medicine. Co-authors of the study include Dr.
He also established the Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine degree program that teaches the principles and strategies of population-based medicine, disease surveillance, and prevention and control of diseases of food animals and zoonotic diseases that affect humans and animals.
Infection control strategies and disease awareness were evaluated in shelters in six western states ("A needs-assessment and demographic survey of infection-control and disease awareness in western US animal shelters," in Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2011).
A slaughterhouse survey of lung lesions in slaughtered stocks at Arusha, Tanzania: Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 97: 77-82.
(1) Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sao Paulo; (2) Coronavirus Research Group; (3) Pasteur Institute; (4) Intervet-Schering Plough; Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil