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cardiology

[kahr-dee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌkɑr diˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; cardio- + -logy
Related forms
cardiologic
[kahr-dee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌkɑr di əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
cardiological, adjective
cardiologist, noun
noncardiologic, adjective
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Examples for cardiologist
  • But his parents, both doctors, have since reconciled themselves to the loss of a cardiologist in the family.
  • So, with a billionaire's logic, he hired his cardiologist to make a thorough search of the science of longevity.
  • My co-author is a human cardiologist who consults on animal cases.
  • The procedure is done in a hospital laboratory by trained staff that includes a cardiologist, technicians, and nurses.
  • My interest is as a clinical and academic cardiologist with an interest in prevention.
British Dictionary definitions for cardiologist

cardiology

/ˌkɑːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medical science concerned with the heart and its diseases
Derived Forms
cardiological (ˌkɑːdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
cardiologist, noun
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cardiologist in Medicine

cardiology car·di·ol·o·gy (kär'dē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.

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cardiologist in Science
cardiology
  (kär'dē-ŏl'ə-jē)   
The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
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cardiologist in Culture
cardiology [(kahr-dee-ol-uh-jee)]

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

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