veterinary surgeon


Definition of veterinary surgeon


Examples of veterinary surgeon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Khalil, an Egyptian veterinary surgeon whose soft voice belies his stature, masterminded the effort to save Magic World’s last 13 survivors. Sharon Guynup, National Geographic, "How Syrian Zoo Animals Escaped a War-Ravaged City," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of veterinary surgeon

circa 1802, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of veterinary surgeon was circa 1802

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12 Nov 2019

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“Veterinary surgeon.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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