the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease.
the branch of medical science concerned with the heart and its diseases
1847, from cardio- + -logy. Cardiologist attested from 1885.
cardiology car·di·ol·o·gy (kär’dē-ŏl’ə-jē)
The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.
The branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the heart and circulatory system.
the study of the heart and its functions in health and disease. Contemporary Examples Even her 46-year marriage to Dr. Leonard Gordon, a cardiologist, turned out to be a sham. Rita Moreno, SAG Life Achievement Award Winner, Talks Brando, Elvis And West Side Story Sandra McElwaine January 14, 2014 Natterson-Horowitz is a cardiologist at the […]
cardiolysis cardiolysis car·di·ol·y·sis (kär’dē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. Surgery to break up adhesions in chronic mediastinopericarditis.
cardiomalacia cardiomalacia car·di·o·ma·la·ci·a (kär’dē-ō-mə-lā’shē-ə, -shə) n. Pathological softening of the walls of the heart.
abnormal enlargement of the heart. noun (pathol) another name for megalocardia cardiomegaly car·di·o·meg·a·ly (kär’dē-ō-měg’ə-lē) n. Enlargement of the heart. Also called macrocardia, megalocardia.