noun, plural vet·er·i·nar·ies.
Origin of veterinary
Examples from the Web for veterinary
Animals were often left in the back "sick room" with little if any veterinary care.13 Revelations From Reddit’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’ Thread Exposing Alleged Industry Secrets|Nina Strochlic|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My next book project goes back to my lifelong interests in animals, veterinary medicine, science, and ethics.
They stormed into law, medical, and veterinary schools, and female undergraduate enrollment surged.
What impact are veterinary clinics really having on the hardcore hangers on within Abu Sayyaf?
And veterinary medicine has also undergone an especially revolution in the modern pet era.
He was said to be the son of a veterinary surgeon of Amiens, and at forty-five had already produced twenty masterpieces.A Zola Dictionary|J. G. Patterson
Immediately on commencing work, however, the same symptoms as before assert themselves, and the veterinary surgeon is called in.
Tight bandages are permissible only when applied by a skilled groom, or under the orders of a veterinary surgeon.Riding and Driving|Edward L. Anderson
James was a veterinary surgeon who had come to this country before the war of 1812 to practice his profession.James Fenimore Cooper|Thomas R. Lounsbury
In the latter case, the veterinary surgeon must not be content with confining his paring operations to one spot.
British Dictionary definitions for veterinary
Word Origin for veterinary
Word Origin and History for veterinary
1791, from Latin veterinarius, from veterinus (see veterinarian).