neu·​ro·​ra·​di·​ol·​o·​gy ˌnu̇r-ō-ˌrā-dē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce neuroradiology (audio)
: radiology of the nervous system
neuroradiological adjective
neuroradiologist noun

Examples of neuroradiology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mayank Goyal was on call that night, along with a neuroradiology fellow. Eva Holland, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2023 Their attention turned to a set of techniques and procedures that originated with cardiology but have been increasingly adopted in neuroradiology too: accessing the body endovascularly — that is, using catheters threaded through the arteries. Eva Holland, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2023 Meet the experts: Licia P. Luna, MD, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and neuroradiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Audrey Noble, Allure, 22 Feb. 2023 The panel included Harvard’s Dr. Martin Kulldorff, Oxford’s Dr. Sunetra Gupta, Stanford’s Dr. Jay Bhattacharya and Dr. Scott Atlas, a past professor and chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University Medical Center. WSJ, 6 Aug. 2021 And most stunning, a different department, such as cancer, pathology, and neuroradiology but not orthopedics. Diane Omdahl, Forbes, 7 July 2021 The government’s public health experts were all but silenced by the arrival in August of Dr. Scott W. Atlas, the Stanford professor of neuroradiology recruited after appearances on Fox News. New York Times, 31 Dec. 2020 Atlas, a neuroradiology expert at Stanford's Hoover Institution, got the president's attention by echoing his criticism of pandemic lockdown measures during appearances on Fox News. Wired Staff, Wired, 30 Dec. 2020 Atlas joined the White House’s coronavirus task force in August and formerly served as the chief of neuroradiology at Stanford University Medical Center, which the Trump War Room also pointed out on Twitter. Emma Colton, Washington Examiner, 26 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of neuroradiology was in 1938

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“Neuroradiology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


neu·​ro·​ra·​di·​ol·​o·​gy -ˌrād-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce neuroradiology (audio)
plural neuroradiologies
: radiology of the nervous system
neuroradiological adjective
also neuroradiologic
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