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

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Word Origin & History

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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Medical Dictionary

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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Science Dictionary
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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Cultural Dictionary
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
New findings in neurology always seem to come with the caveat that there are subtleties that need to be explained.
The neurology fellow steps in, flexing my hands and asking me to stick out my tongue.
The physiology and neurology of the human body is what it is.
But advances in neurology, and especially in pharmacology, have called such
  therapy into question.
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