cardiology

[kahr-dee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.

Origin:
1840–50; cardio- + -logy

cardiologic [kahr-dee-uh-loj-ik] , cardiological, adjective
cardiologist, noun
noncardiologic, adjective
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cardiology (ˌkɑːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medical science concerned with the heart and its diseases
 
cardiological
 
adj
 
cardi'ologist
 
n

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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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Science Dictionary
cardiology   (kär'dē-ŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
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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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Example sentences
But cardiology specialists say the manufacturer may be asking for trouble itself.
Traditionally, physicians have practiced either alone or in small partnerships with a single specialty, such as cardiology.
The bride is a general surgery resident, the bridegroom a fellow in cardiology.
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