neurology

[noo-rol-uh-jee, nyoo-]
noun
the science of the nerves and the nervous system, especially of the diseases affecting them.

Origin:
1675–85; < Neo-Latin neurologia. See neuro-, -logy

neurological [noor-uh-loj-i-kuhl, nyoor-] , adjective
neurologically, adverb
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neurological (ˌnjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
 
adj
of or relating to the nervous system or neurology

neurology (njʊˈrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the nervous system
 
neu'rologist
 
n

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neurology
"scientific study of the nervous system," 1681, from Mod.L. neurologia, from Mod.Gk. neurologia (1664), from neuro- (see neuro-) + -logia "study."
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neurology neu·rol·o·gy (nu-rŏl'ə-jē, nyu-)
n.
The branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system and disorders affecting it.


neu·rol'o·gist n.
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neurology   (n-rŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of nerves and the nervous system.
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neurology [(noo-rol-uh-jee, nyoo-rol-uh-jee)]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the nervous system.

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Example sentences
Failure to play and pretend is a sign of a neurological problem, one of the
  early symptoms of autism.
Restless leg syndrome, a neurological condition which also disrupts sleep, is
  almost as common.
Survivors are often left with permanent neurological damage.
Both sensations arise from a neurological transmission, not from something that
  physically exists.
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