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veterinary surgeon

noun
1.
Chiefly British. a veterinarian.
2.
a veterinarian who practices surgery.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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Examples from the web for veterinary surgeon
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for veterinary surgeon

veterinary surgeon

noun
1.
(Brit) a person suitably qualified and registered to practise veterinary medicine Usual US and Canadian term veterinarian
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