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In the United States a specialty in neurology requires 8 years of post-undergraduate education and clinical training.
  the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system (including the brain)
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  • In the United States a specialty in neurology requires 8 years of post-undergraduate education and clinical training.
  • a neurological disorder
  • The lab report came back suggesting a neurological problem, and Morrie was brought in for yet another series of tests.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • he was educated in the tradition of narrow specialization; the broader aspects of background were neglected far more than necessary—even for a neurosurgeon.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon

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  • A young man came in and introduced himself as Colonel Junaid, a neurosurgeon.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • And prison is a terrible place for someone with mental illness or a neurological disorder that prison guards are not trained to understand.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Later, he had to meet with the neurologist and the hospital administrator.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Suzanne lives in Seattle, married to a neurosurgeon.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • But it is only the little boy whose neurological system is complex enough.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • I found a neurologist, a nerve doctor, who works on problems like yours.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game

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  • Of all the systems of the body—neurological, cognitive, special, sensory—the cardiological system is the most sensitive and easily disturbed.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • As for my dad: even after he’d sobered up he’d retained the faint clumsiness of a punch-drunk boxer, butterfingered with a phone or a kitchen timer, wet brain people called it, the mental damage from hard-core drinking, neurological stuff that never went away.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Among Canadian POWs, 84 percent had neurologic damage.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • The most obvious symptoms of locoweed poisoning are neurological.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • I heard about them in histology, neurology, pathology; I used them in experiments on how neighboring cells communicate.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Mama was diagnosed in Athens six months ago by a neurologist I had insisted she see after Thalia told me Mama was twitching and dropping things all the time.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • In medical school I have been befriended by an upstart neurologist, who believes I am acting out a great lifelong falsehood.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • "The emerging picture from such studies is that ten thousand hours of practice is required to achieve the level of mastery associated with being a world-class expert, in anything," writes the neurologist Daniel Levitin.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • I insist on a transfer-neurology bin, the alky tank, pediatrics, I just don’t care!
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • After he took his degree, he received his orders to join a neurological unit forming in Bar-sur-Aube.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • He specialized early on in neurology.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Something is interpreting the clatter of neurological activity.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • Initially, Nan focused on being patient and attentive, trying as best she could to suspend judgment but not seriously considering that his ravings were anything but remnants of neurological damage.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • The team that created the Iowa gambling experiments was headed by the neurologist Antonio Damasio, and Damasio’s group has done some fascinating research on just what happens when too much of our thinking takes place outside the locked door.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • A neurologist and urologist whom he had seen on campus many times were deep in conversation.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • It may be a neurological condition.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • I had not mentioned my authorship of that rather technical work (after all, a neurologist’s is not everybody’s "shop"), and I was agreeably surprised that Rutherford had even heard of it.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • And what about all the neurological activity?
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • ’If it’s a neurological disorder, that’s always frightening, Major.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Seven years earlier, a complex neurological casehappened to have been discovered at the hospital in Tereza’s town.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Nancy and Charlie and another friend of theirs, a neurologist at Columbia’s medical school, helped him fill out the forms, but he had to prove he’d been to school before, and he didn’t have any of his transcripts from Burundi.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Right now, a reporter from ABC 22 was interviewing a young mother whose son had been born with severe neurological damage.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • When at the end of the year one of the residents, Edgar Nealthingham, asked the neurologist if it wasn’t true that women’s brains were smaller than men’s, the doctor said, "Yes, Mr. Nealthingham, it is quite true and certainly a puzzle, since Miss Pritchard and Miss Kumar got first-class honors in their London examinations this year while you barely scraped through."
    Gloria Whelan  --  Listening for Lions
  • Which I control, from here, through neurological implants.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • We are neurologically constructed so that we gain huge personal dividends from altruism.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Eventually a neurologist told me that a strain of flu that winter had left many people with viral meningitis.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Your whole life, all your actions, laid out like a chart of the nervous system in a neurology class, this impressed me as good.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • The technique purports to create imaginary characters who perfectly fit the targeted age group’s level of cognitive and neurological development.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Moody had formed a close relationship with Dr. Mojallali, an Iranian neurosurgeon.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • Dr. William Kemp Clark, Parkland’s chief neurosurgeon, assists Perry by monitoring the EKG for even a flicker of deviation.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "Surgery is surgery is surgery," he liked to say, and on principle he would no more look up to a neurosurgeon than down on a podiatrist.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Neurology.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Let’s schedule your mother to see the folks in Psychiatry and Neurology, then have her come back to see me again in a month.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • I even thought about making an appointment with a neurologist.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • It is a neurological phenomenon that is merely exploited in religious rituals.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Neurology, O.B., internal medicine, physical diagnosis; always a few pages more than he could drudge through before he fell asleep at his rickety study-table.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • I even thought about making an appointment with a neurologist.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • Every symptom she exhibited led to a prognosis of rapid, neurological deterioration.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • In one of those tests, he sat in a special seat as they zapped him with electrical current—an electric chair, of sortsand studied his neurological responses.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • He’s been telling me what a whale of a lot of neurology and all that mind-reading stuff he knows.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
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