neurology

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noun neu·rol·o·gy \nu̇-ˈrä-lə-jē, nyu̇-\

Definition of neurology

  1. :  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

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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

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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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