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car·di·ol·o·gy / ˌkärdēˈäləjē/ • n. the branch of medicine that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the heart. DERIVATIVES: car·di·o·log·i·cal / ˌkärdēəˈläjikəl/ adj. car·di·ol·o·gist / -jist/ n.

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cardiology (kar-di-ol-ŏji) n. the science concerned with the study of the structure, function, and diseases of the heart. nuclear c. the study and diagnosis of heart disease by the intravenous injection of a radionuclide, which emits gamma rays, enabling a gamma camera and computer to form an image of the heart.
cardiologist n.

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cardiology Branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders of the heart and vascular system.