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neurology

[ noo-rol-uh-jee, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈrɒl ə dʒi, nyʊ- /
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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 [noor-uh-loj-i-kuhl, nyoor-], /ˌnʊər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/, adjectiveneu·ro·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for neurology

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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Scientific definitions for neurology

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 neurology

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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