neurology

noun neu·rol·o·gy \ nu̇-ˈrä-lə-jē , nyu̇- \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of neurology

:a branch of medicine concerned especially with the structure, function, and diseases of the nervous system

neurological

play \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌnyu̇r-\ or neurologic play \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈlä-jik, ˌnyu̇r-\ adjective

neurologically

play \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē, ˌnyu̇r-\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of neurology

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


NEUROLOGY Defined for English Language Learners

neurology

noun

Definition of neurology for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

neurology

noun neu·rol·o·gy \ -jē \

medical Definition of neurology

:a branch of medicine concerned especially with the structure, function, and diseases of the nervous system


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