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theriatrics

[ theer-ee-a-triks ]
/ ˌθɪər iˈæ trɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the study and practice of veterinary medicine.
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Origin of theriatrics

<Greek thēr-, combining form of thḗr beast, carnivore + -iatrics
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