veterinary surgeon

noun
1.
Chiefly British. a veterinarian.
2.
a veterinarian who practices surgery.

Origin:
1795–1805

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veterinary surgeon
 
n
(Brit) Usual US and Canadian term: veterinarian a person suitably qualified and registered to practise veterinary medicine

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Example sentences
He's a veterinary surgeon specializing in large animals.
She had a sister and three brothers, one of whom was a veterinary surgeon and had a great influence on my early life.
They are also required to have a named veterinary surgeon permanently on call.
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