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neurology

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noun neu·rol·o·gy \-jē\

Simple Definition of neurology

  • medical : the scientific study of the nervous system and the diseases that affect it

Full Definition of neurology

  1. :  the scientific study of the nervous system especially in respect to its structure, functions, and abnormalities

neu·ro·log·i·cal play \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌnyu̇r-\ or neu·ro·log·ic play \-jik\ adjective
neu·ro·log·i·cal·ly play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of neurology

New Latin neurologia, from neur- + -logia -logy


First Known Use: circa 1681


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neurology

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noun neu·rol·o·gy \-jē\

Medical Definition of neurology

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned especially with the structure, functions, and diseases of the nervous system





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