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cardiology

Syllabification: car·di·ol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌkärdēˈäləjē
 
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Definition of cardiology in English:

noun

The branch of medicine that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the heart.
Example sentences
  • Projects spanned a range of specialties - dermatology, psychiatry, respiratory medicine, cardiology, and oncology.
  • The clinician programme on offer will include cardiology, oncology, neurology, urology and a wide range of other procedures.
  • This article describes some of these applications in radiology and cardiology and discusses the potential of microbubbles for therapy.

Derivatives

cardiological

1
Pronunciation: /ˌkärdēəˈläjikəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The financial implications for general practice, drug budgets, pathology laboratories, and secondary sector preventive and classical cardiological services are huge.
  • As requested by the referring physician, I made a thorough cardiological examination.
  • Measuring plasma concentrations of brain natriuretic peptide has been advocated as a screening test that might reduce demands on cardiological services.

cardiologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • In my experience surgeons, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, and orthopedists are among the best.
  • Conversely, cardiologists and respiratory physicians will probably ask about smoking status in the vast majority of first consultations.
  • Viewed from the plain speaking world of general practice, cardiologists seem to be rivalling dermatologists in developing an ever changing array of terms for conditions they encounter.

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