neurologist

noun
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 Joel Perlmutter, a neurologist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, said that the risk of approving aducanumab was actually greater than the risk of rejecting it. Matthew Herper, STAT, "Expert panel votes down Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug, and rebukes the FDA in the process," 6 Nov. 2020 Eventually Stone and Carson joined forces with Mark Hallett, a neurologist at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in the U.S., who had also been taking strides to advance the field. Diana Kwon, Scientific American, "Decoding a Disorder at the Interface of Mind and Brain," 1 Nov. 2020 Her husband has a good job as a pediatric neurologist. Author: Amy Joyce, Ellen Mccarthy, Anchorage Daily News, "Mothers are being driven out of the workforce in droves by the pandemic," 30 Oct. 2020 Her husband has a good job as a pediatric neurologist. Author: Amy Joyce, Ellen Mccarthy, Anchorage Daily News, "Mothers are being driven out of the workforce in droves by the pandemic," 30 Oct. 2020 Fair, working under Bradley Schlaggar, a pediatric neurologist who studied developmental disabilities, was immediately branded a superstar. Meghana Keshavan, STAT, "A MacArthur ‘genius’ will likely use his grant to support his wife’s work — in the name of science," 29 Oct. 2020 Her husband has a good job as a pediatric neurologist. Washington Post, "Working moms are not okay," 29 Oct. 2020 After a month and a half, Laderer decided to visit a neurologist, who ordered an MRI. Kaiser Health News, oregonlive, "Headache? Hair loss? Teeth grinding? Coronavirus stress hits hard," 18 Oct. 2020 One reason is that the screenplay draws inspiration from the great neurologist Oliver Sacks and the provocative psychiatrist R.D. Laing. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, "‘The Sounding’ Review: Raising Her Voice," 15 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of neurologist

1832, in the meaning defined above

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19 Nov 2020

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“Neurologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neurologist. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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neurologist

noun
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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