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neu·rol·o·gy

 (no͝o-rŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝o-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the nervous system.

neu′ro·log′ic (no͝or′ə-lŏj′ĭk, nyo͝or′-), neu′ro·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·log′i·cal·ly adv.
neu·rol′o·gist n.

neurology

(njʊˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the nervous system
neuˈrologist n

neu•rol•o•gy

(nʊˈrɒl ə dʒi, nyʊ-)

n.
the branch of medicine dealing with the nervous system.
[1675–85; < New Latin neurologia]
neu`ro•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
neu`ro•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
neu•rol′o•gist, n.

neu·rol·o·gy

(no͝o-rŏl′ə-jē)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of nerves and the nervous system.

neurology

the branch of medical science that studies the nerves and the nervous system, especially the diseases that affect them. — neurologist, n. — neurological, adj.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neurology - the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous systemneurology - the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system
mass action, mass-action principle - (neurology) the principle that the cortex of the brain operates as a coordinated system with large masses of neural tissue involved in all complex functioning
medical science - the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease
clinical neurology, neurology - (neurology) the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders
refractory period - (neurology) the time after a neuron fires or a muscle fiber contracts during which a stimulus will not evoke a response
astrocytic - of or relating to or containing large star-shaped cells in the neuroglia
pneumogastric, vagal - of or relating to the vagus nerve
2.neurology - (neurology) the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
neurology - the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system
Translations
neurologie
NeurologieNervenkunde
hermotautioppineurologia
neurologija

neurology

[njʊəˈrɒlədʒɪ] Nneurología f

neurology

[njʊəˈrɒlədʒi] nneurologie f

neurology

nNeurologie f

neurology

[njʊˈrɒlədʒɪ] nneurologia

neu·rol·o·gy

n. neurología, rama de la medicina que estudia el sistema nervioso.

neurology

n neurología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa del sistema nervioso y sus enfermedades
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