Cardiology
The study and treatment of heart disorders.
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The medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. [cardio- + G. logos, study]

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car·di·ol·o·gy .kärd-ē-'äl-ə-jē n, pl -gies the study of the heart and its action and diseases
car·di·o·log·i·cal -ē-ə-'läj-i-kəl adj
car·di·ol·o·gist -ē-'äl-ə-jəst n

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n.
the science concerned with the study of the structure, function, and diseases of the heart. See also nuclear cardiology.

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car·di·ol·o·gy (kahr″de-olґə-je) [cardio-(1) + -logy] the study of the heart and its functions.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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