neu·​rol·​o·​gist | \ nu̇-ˈrä-lə-jist How to pronounce neurologist (audio) , nyu̇- \

Definition of neurologist

: one specializing in neurology especially : a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the nervous system

Examples of neurologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She’s a neurologist and the director of the Medstar Georgetown Headache Center in Washington, D.C., as well as a professor of clinical neurology. Katy Mersmann, SELF, "We Need to Talk About Migraine Stigma," 26 Apr. 2021 That prompted the company, with the help of an independent neurologist, to examine the U.S. trial data for information regarding blood clots, or thrombosis. Thuc Nhi Nguyen Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Coronavirus Today: Lights, camera, action for movie theaters," 22 Mar. 2021 If all those hurdles are passed, he could be cleared by an independent neurologist to participate in the next practice or game. Ken Belson, New York Times, "When the Removal of 2 N.F.L. Stars From Playoff Games Is Progress," 18 Jan. 2021 Patrick Mahomes will have to be cleared by an independent neurologist this week in order to play against the Buffalo Bills next Sunday night. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Intriguing as Brady-Rodgers matchup is, it's Mahomes who has all eyes on him," 18 Jan. 2021 Schoenthal, 56, told CNN that when he was diagnosed, his neurologist stressed to him that exercising was just as important as, if not more important than, his medication. Rachel Trent, CNN, "Despite his Parkinson's disease, this man aims to hike the entire Appalachian Trail," 14 Apr. 2021 So, his family went to work, consulting with a medical team that included a neurologist, orthopedist, pediatrician and therapists. al, "Despite traumatic childbirth injury, Jackson Abbott excelled as 3-sport star at Maplesville," 11 Apr. 2021 Honorees have included the neurologist Oliver Sacks, the punk rock impresario Danny Fields, the Village People’s Randy Jones and Leitsch himself. NBC News, "Julius' Bar, site of historic gay 'sip-in,' threatened by pandemic," 27 Mar. 2021 One day, her friend, Cleveland neurologist Michael DeGeorgia, called her to his office. Max G. Levy, Wired, "If You Transplant a Human Head, Does Its Consciousness Follow?," 3 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of neurologist

1832, in the meaning defined above

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30 Apr 2021

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“Neurologist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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neu·​rol·​o·​gist | \ n(y)u̇-ˈräl-ə-jəst How to pronounce neurologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurologist

: a person specializing in neurology especially : a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the nervous system

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