theriatrics

[ theer-ee-a-triks ]
/ ˌθɪər iˈæ trɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study and practice of veterinary medicine.

Origin of theriatrics

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