Definition of veterinarian
: a person qualified and authorized to practice veterinary medicine
Recent Examples of veterinarian from the Web
Dog owners who are concerned about their pets’ health should talk to their veterinarian.
Miller, the veterinarian at the Colorado Division of Wildlife, thinks Wisconsin is on the right track.
Her mother, a veterinarian, had wanted to run her own practice but instead took a federal government job for the guarantee of health insurance.
The folks at Banfield were surprised to find that pet and people weight problems don't correlate by state, said Kirk Breuninger, a veterinarian who's on the Banfield research team.
These symptoms may require treatment by a veterinarian depending on severity, the FDA said.
Dentists and veterinarians use it for surgery, too.
The 6-month-old Doberman was wearing a hard plastic recovery collar prescribed by her veterinarian after being spayed.
Sheriff's police along with the Indiana state veterinarian served a search warrant May 3 on the property.
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VETERINARIAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of veterinarian for English Language Learners
: a person who is trained to give medical care and treatment to animals : an animal doctor
VETERINARIAN Defined for Kids
Definition of veterinarian for Students
: a doctor who gives medical treatment to animals
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