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[noo-rol-uh-jist, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒl ə dʒɪst, nyʊ-/
a physician specializing in neurology.
Origin of neurologist
1825-35; neurolog(y) + -ist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They are the types most commonly seen in the hospital clinic or in the private consulting room of the neurologist.

    The Nervous Housewife Abraham Myerson
  • The next evidences of his influence over her were singular enough, and it would require a neurologist to fully explain them.

    Life's Little Ironies Thomas Hardy
  • We cannot, with any pretence to rationality, accept the verdicts of both the neurologist and the exorcist.

    Religion & Sex Chapman Cohen
  • Again rest is a great factor in those systematic rest cures which for a long while were almost the fashion with the neurologist.

    Psychotherapy Hugo Mnsterberg
  • It is desirable, first of all, to recall briefly the significance of the word polygon in the sense adopted by that neurologist.

Word Origin and History for neurologist

1801, from neurology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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