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neurology Line breaks: neur|ology
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊəˈrɒlədʒi/

Definition of neurology in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of medicine or biology that deals with the anatomy, functions, and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system.
Example sentences
  • After training in neurology and ophthalmology he settled on a career in neurophysiology.
  • In retirement he and Pauline worked diligently to further medical education in dermatology and neurology in Russia.
  • Moreover, basic neuroscience and clinical neurology ranked at the top of the list for difficulty in learning and complexity.

Derivatives

neurologic

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Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • It also can serve as a baseline examination if the patient's neurologic status worsens or neurologic symptoms recur.
  • The cardiovascular, abdominal, skin, musculoskeletal, and neurologic exams were all normal.
  • The physical examination focuses on the cardiovascular, neurologic and urogenital systems.

Origin

Late 17th century: from modern Latin neurologia, from neuro- + -logy.

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