[ kahr-dee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌkɑr diˈɒl ə dʒi /
the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.
Origin of cardiology
First recorded in 1840–50; cardio-
Related formscar·di·o·log·ic [kahr-dee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌkɑr di əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, car·di·o·log·i·cal, adjectivecar·di·ol·o·gist, nounnon·car·di·o·log·ic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for cardiologist
Even her 46-year marriage to Dr. Leonard Gordon, a cardiologist, turned out to be a sham.
She is going home to be with her 13-year-old son, Robert Cole, and cardiologist husband, Robert.
Farzand Omar is a cardiologist who hails from a family of Aleppo businessmen.
Natterson-Horowitz is a cardiologist at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
British Dictionary definitions for cardiologist
the branch of medical science concerned with the heart and its diseases
Derived Formscardiological (ˌkɑːdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivecardiologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for cardiologist
1847, from cardio- + -logy. Cardiologist attested from 1885.
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Medicine definitions for cardiologist
The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.
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Science definitions for cardiologist
The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
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Culture definitions for cardiologist
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