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veterinary medicine

noun
1.
the branch of medicine dealing with the study, prevention, and treatment of diseases in animals, especially domesticated animals.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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  • Professional courses in medicine, veterinary medicine, and law typically take five years.
  • He currently practices regulatory veterinary medicine, representing the safety and welfare of thoroughbred racehorses.
  • Live attenuated anthrax vaccines have been widely used in veterinary medicine ever since.
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British Dictionary definitions for veterinary medicine

veterinary medicine

noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the health of animals and the treatment of injuries or diseases that affect them
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veterinary medicine in Medicine

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

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veterinary medicine in Science
veterinary medicine
  (vět'ər-ə-něr'ē)   
The branch of medicine that deals with the diseases or injuries of animals and their treatment.
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