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What does neurology mean? definition, meaning and …

Posted: July 8, 2016 at 7:14 am

Dictionary entry overview: What does neurology mean?

NEUROLOGY (noun) The noun NEUROLOGY has 2 senses:

1. the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system 2. (neurology) the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders

Familiarity information: NEUROLOGY used as a noun is rare.

Dictionary entry details

NEUROLOGY (noun)

Meaning:

The branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms (“neurology” is a kind of…):

medical science (the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease)

Domain member category:

mass action; mass-action principle ((neruology) the principle that the cortex of the brain operates as a coordinated system with large masses of neural tissue involved in all complex functioning)

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)

Meaning:

(neurology) the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

clinical neurology; neurology

Hypernyms (“neurology” is a kind of…):

medical specialty; medicine (the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques)

Domain category:

neurology (the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system)

“If the cap fits, wear it.” (English proverb) “What the people believe is true.” (Native American proverb, Anishinabe) “If talk is silver then silence is gold.” (Arabic proverb) “Necessity teaches the naked woman to spin (a yarn).” (Danish proverb)

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