cardiology

[ kahr-dee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌkɑr diˈɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.

Origin of cardiology

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

Related forms

car·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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British Dictionary definitions for cardiology

cardiology

/ (ˌkɑːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medical science concerned with the heart and its diseases

Derived Forms

cardiological (ˌkɑːdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivecardiologist, noun
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Medicine definitions for cardiology

cardiology

[ kär′dē-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.
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Science definitions for cardiology

cardiology

[ kär′dē-ŏlə-jē ]

The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
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Culture definitions for cardiology

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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