- the science of the nerves and the nervous system, especially of the diseases affecting them.
- the study of the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the nervous system
n.“scientific study of the nervous system,” 1680s, from Modern Latin neurologia, from Modern Greek neurologia (1660s), from neuro- (see neuro-) + -logia “study” (see -logy). Related: Neurological. n.
- The branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system and disorders affecting it.
- The scientific study of the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of nerves and the nervous system.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the nervous system.