cardiology etymology

English word cardiology comes from English -logy, English cardio- ((anatomy) Pertaining to the heart.)

Detailed word origin of cardiology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-logy English (eng) A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.. Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.
cardio- English (eng) (anatomy) Pertaining to the heart.
cardiology English (eng) (medicine) The study of the structure, function, and disorders of the heart.

Words with the same origin as cardiology

Descendants of -logy
auxologist chronological chronology cosmochronology criminology cryptology cytology dermatology ethnology gerontology gynaecology histology ichthyology logy morphological morphology musicologist ophthalmology pharmacological pharmacology proctology seismology topology urology
Descendants of cardio-
cardiocirculatory cardiodepressive cardiofacial cardiofaciocutaneous cardiogenic cardiogram cardiomegaly cardiomuscular cardiomyopathy cardioneurotic cardioprotection cardiopulmonary cardiorenal cardiorespirography cardiosurgery cardiothoracic cardiotonic cardiotropic cardiovalvular cardiovascular cardioviral pericardiocentesis phonocardiography seismocardiography