- : A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system.
* * *A specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the neuromuscular system : the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, the neuromuscular junction, and muscle.
* * *neu·rol·o·gist n(y)u̇-'räl-ə-jəst n a person specializing in neurology esp a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the nervous system
* * *neu·rol·o·gist (n-rolґə-jist) a physician whose practice focuses on neurology.
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