neurologist

Definitions of neurologist
1

n a medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it

Synonyms:
brain doctor
Examples:
show 7 examples...
hide 7 examples...
Jean Martin Charcot
French neurologist who tried to use hypnotism to cure hysteria (1825-1893)
Harvery Williams Cushing
United States neurologist noted for his study of the brain and pituitary gland and who identified Cushing's syndrome (1869-1939)
Sigmund Freud
Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
Baron Richard von Krafft-Ebing
German neurologist noted for his studies of sexual deviance (1840-1902)
Georges Gilles de la Tourette
French neurologist (1857-1904)
Karl Wernicke
German neurologist best known for his studies of aphasia (1848-1905)
Thomas Willis
English physician who was a pioneer in the study of the brain (1621-1675)
Type of:
medical specialist, specialist
practices one branch of medicine

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.