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veterinary

 [vet´er-ĭ-nar″e]
1. pertaining to domestic animals and their diseases.
veterinary technician a health care worker who is skilled in technical aspects of veterinary medicine and works as a professional assistant to a veterinarian or to any of various types of researchers and scientists.

vet·er·i·nar·y

(vet'ĕr-i-nār-ē),
Relating to the preventive health and disease managements of animals, also encompassing meat hygiene, zoonoses, and epidemiology.
[L. veterinarius, fr. veterina, beast of burden]

veterinary

(vĕt′ər-ə-nĕr′ē, vĕt′rə-)
adj.
Of or relating to veterinary medicine; concerned or connected with the medical or surgical treatment of animals, especially domestic animals.
n. pl. veterinar·ies
A veterinarian.

vet·er·i·nar·y

(vet'ĕr-in-ar-ē)
Relating to the diseases of animals.
[L. veterinarius, fr. veterina, beast of burden]
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