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Neurologist

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Updated March 13, 2009

Definition: A doctor that specializes in diseases that affect the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
Pronunciation: noor-all-a-gist
Common Misspellings: nuerologist
Examples:
The neurologist performed a physical exam and looked at the patient's CT results to see if the patient's nerves were affected by their atlantoaxial instability.

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