neurology

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noun neu·rol·o·gy \-jē\

Definition of neurology

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

neurological

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neurologic

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neurologically

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Origin and Etymology of neurology

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


First Known Use: circa 1681


NEUROLOGY Defined for English Language Learners

neurology

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noun neu·rol·o·gy \-jē\

Definition of neurology for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

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, function, and diseases of the nervous system



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