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Definition of "cardiology" [cardiology]

  • The medical study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cardiology" in a sentence
  • "I cannot say about other spheres, but in cardiology, which is my province, this atmosphere contributed to accelerated study of such acute problems as atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, sudden death and arrhythmia and facilitated introduction of new methods of diagnosis and therapy."
  • "The search for a magic bullet, a single drug to cure an ill often fails, and modern medicine is catching on and using combination therapies in cardiology and oncology."
  • "Our chief of cardiology is personally reviewing every (heart attack) death."