Definitions for Neurologist
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Neurologist
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
neu•rol•o•gynʊˈrɒl ə dʒi, nyʊ-(n.)
the branch of medicine dealing with the nervous system.
Origin of neurology:
1675–85; < NL neurologia
neurologist, brain doctor(noun)
a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
A doctor or scientist who practices or specializes in neurology.
one who is versed in neurology; also, one skilled in the treatment of nervous diseases
A neurologist is a physician who specializes in neurology, and is trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat neurological disorders. Neurology is the medical specialty related to the human nervous system. The nervous system encompasses the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. A specialist physician who treats patients suffering from neurological disease is called a neurologist. Related yet distinct fields of medicine include: psychiatry, neurosurgery and their subspecialties.
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