neurology

[ noo-rol-uh-jee, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈrɒl ə dʒi, nyʊ- /

noun

the science of the nerves and the nervous system, especially of the diseases affecting them.

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Origin of neurology

From the New Latin word neurologia, dating back to 1675–85. See neuro-, -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM neurology

neu·ro·log·i·cal [noo r-uh-loj-i-kuh l, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/, adjectiveneu·ro·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for neurological (1 of 2)

neurological
/ (ˌnjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the nervous system or neurology

British Dictionary definitions for neurological (2 of 2)

neurology
/ (njʊˈrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the nervous system

Derived forms of neurology

neurologist, noun
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Medical definitions for neurological

neurology
[ nu-rŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system and disorders affecting it.

Other words from neurology

neu•rolo•gist n.
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Scientific definitions for neurological

neurology
[ nu-rŏlə-jē ]

The scientific study of the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of nerves and the nervous system.
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Cultural definitions for neurological

neurology
[ (noo-rol-uh-jee, nyoo-rol-uh-jee) ]

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

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