[ 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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British Dictionary definitions for cardiology
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 cardiology
1847, from cardio- + -logy. Cardiologist attested from 1885.
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Medicine definitions for cardiology
The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.
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Science definitions for cardiology
The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
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Culture definitions for cardiology
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