neu·rol·o·gy (n-rŏlə-jē, ny-)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the nervous system.
neu′ro·logic (nr′ə-lŏjĭk, nyr′-), neu′ro·logi·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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