veterinary surgeon


Definition of veterinary surgeon


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Recent Examples on the Web And the latter, based on previous movies and TV series (which are all based on the books of British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, a.k.a. James Herriot), follows the good doctor’s early years in rural Yorkshire in the 1930s. Matthew Gilbert,, "This week’s TV: A new NBC Ted Danson sitcom, more streaming+, and the first Black ‘Bachelor’," 4 Jan. 2021 His effort to change that led him to join forces with veterinary surgeon Seth Bleakley to launch CARE Animal Surgery Center in Glendale. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, "Glendale animal surgery practice aims to treat pets more like people," 30 Oct. 2020 All Creatures Great and Small is based on the beloved books of Alf Wight, and follows Herriott, a veterinary surgeon in the 1930s. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "All Creatures Great and Small," 22 Oct. 2020 The second prize was awarded to veterinary surgeon Dr. Courtney Campbell, who works at an animal hospital in Ventura, Calif., while the third prize went to healthcare provider Kristen Crawford of Carlsbad, Calif. Stefanie Waldek, House Beautiful, "Interior Designer Kelly Finley Donates Her Services to COVID-19 Essential Workers," 3 June 2020 The devices will need to be adjusted for human use, said Marta Agrodnia, a veterinary surgeon in Portland who gave up her practice's two machines. Anchorage Daily News, "As feds play ‘backup,’ states take unorthodox steps to compete in cutthroat global market for supplies," 12 Apr. 2020 At a protest in the northern city of Antofagasta, the local matapacos was severely injured by police pellets but eluded all efforts to be taken to a veterinary surgeon. Ariel Dorfman, The New York Review of Books, "Chile: Notes from a Revolt," 13 Mar. 2020 So on Friday, the park in southwest Miami-Dade called in the specialists — but not only Dr. Briana Danielson, a private veterinary surgeon who has donated her time to the zoo. Doug Phillips,, "Pebbles and sand in your tummy? It led to surgery for a zoo primate," 16 Oct. 2019 Unlike surgeons who operate on humans, veterinary surgeons adapt their surgical techniques to different skull shapes. Sarah Gibbens, National Geographic, "First-of-Its-Kind Brain Surgery Saves Beloved Fur Seal," 2 Jan. 2018

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circa 1802, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jan 2021

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“Veterinary surgeon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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