the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.
Origin of cardiology
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
First recorded in 1840–50; cardio-
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Examples from the Web for cardiologist
Contemporary Examples of 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.
His two older sisters are accomplished – a cardiologist and a Ph.D. zoologist.
British Dictionary definitions for cardiologist
Derived Formscardiological (ˌkɑːdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivecardiologist, noun
the branch of medical science concerned with the heart and its diseases
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Word Origin and History for cardiologist
1847, from cardio- + -logy. Cardiologist attested from 1885.
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The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.
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The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
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