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cardiology

[kahr-dee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
  1. the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.
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Origin of cardiology

First recorded in 1840–50; cardio- + -logy
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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cardiology

noun
  1. the branch of medical science concerned with the heart and its diseases
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Derived Formscardiological (ˌkɑːdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivecardiologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for cardiology

n.

1847, from cardio- + -logy. Cardiologist attested from 1885.

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cardiology in Medicine

cardiology

(kär′dē-ŏlə-jē)
n.
  1. The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.
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cardiology in Science

cardiology

[kär′dē-ŏlə-jē]
  1. The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
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cardiology in Culture

cardiology

[(kahr-dee-ol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the heart and circulatory system.

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