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What are the Different Branches of Science?

Acoustics – science of sound

Aerodynamics – dynamics of gases; science of movement in a flow of air or gas

Agrobiology – study of plant nutrition; soil yields

Agrology – study of agricultural soils

Agronomics – study of productivity of land

Anaesthesiology – study of anaesthetics

Anatomy – study of the structure of the body

Anthropobiology – study of human biology

Anthropology – study of human cultures

Apiology – study of bees

Archaeology – study of human material remains

Astronomy – study of celestial bodies

Astrophysics – study of behaviour of interstellar matter

Avionics – science of electronic devices for aircraft

Bacteriology – study of bacteria

Biochemistry – study of chemical processes within and relating to living organism

Bioecology – study of interaction of life in the environment

Biology – study of life

Biometrics – study of biological measurement

Bionomics – study of organisms interacting in their environments

Botany – study of plants

Cardiology – study of the heart

Cartography – science of making maps and globes

Chemistry – study of properties of substances

Chronobiology – study of biological rhythms

Climatology – study of climate

Cosmetology – study of cosmetics

Cosmology – study of the universe

Criminology – study of crime; criminals

Cryobiology – study of life under cold conditions

Cryptology – study of codes

Demography – study of population

Demology – study of human behaviour

Dermatology – study of skin

Ecology – study of environment

Electrochemistry – study of relations between electricity and chemicals

Electrology – study of electricity

Electrostatics – study of static electricity

Embryology – study of embryos

 

Endemiology – study of local diseases

Endocrinology – study of glands

Entomology – study of insects

Enzymology – study of enzymes

Epidemiology – study of diseases; epidemics

Epileptology – study of epilepsy

Ergology – study of effects of work on humans

Ergonomics – study of people at work

Ethnology – study of cultures

Etymology – study of origins of words

Euthenics – science concerned with improving living conditions

Gastroenterology – study of stomach; intestines

Gastronomy – study of fine dining

Gemmology – study of gems and jewels

Genealogy – study of descent of families

Geochemistry – study of chemistry of the earth's crust

Geochronology – study of measuring geological time

Geography – study of surface of the earth and its inhabitants

Geology – study of earth's crust

Gerontology – study of the elderly; aging

Gynecology – study of women’s physiology

Harmonics – study of musical acoustics

Heliology – science of the sun

Helminthology – study of worms

Hematology – study of blood

Hepatology – study of liver

Herpetology – study of reptiles and amphibians

Histology – study of the tissues of organisms

Histopathology – study of changes in tissue due to disease

Horology – science of time measurement

Horticulture – study of gardening

Hydrobiology – study of aquatic organisms

Hydrodynamics – study of movement in liquids

Hydrogeology – study of ground water

Hydrography – study of investigating bodies of water

Hydrokinetics – study of motion of fluids

Hydrology – study of water resources

Hydrometeorology – study of atmospheric moisture

Hygienics – study of sanitation; health

Hygrometry – science of humidity

Hygroscopy – study of humidity

Hypnology – study of sleep; study of hypnosis

Ichthyology – study of fish

Iconology – study of icons; symbols

Immunogenetics – study of genetic characteristics of immunity

Immunology – study of immunity

Immunopathology – study of immunity to disease

Insectology – study of insects

Kinematics – study of motion

Kinetics – study of forces producing or changing motion

Leprology – study of leprosy

Lexicology – study of words and their meanings

Linguistics – study of language

Magnetics – study of magnetism

Mammalogy – study of mammals

Marine Biology– Study of the Oceans Ecosystem

Mathematics – study of magnitude, number, and forms

Mechanics – study of action of force on bodies

Mesology – ecology

Metallography – study of the structure and constitution of metals

Metallurgy – study of alloying and treating metals

Metaphysics – study of principles of nature and thought

Meteorology – study of weather

Metrics – study of versification

Metrology – science of weights and measures

Microbiology – study of microscopic organisms

Microscopy – study of minute objects

Mineralogy – study of minerals

Morphology (disambiguation) – study of forms and the development of structures

Mycology – study of funguses

Myology – study of muscles

Nanotechnology – study of nanite

Nautics – art of navigation

Nephrology – study of the kidneys

Neurobiology – study of anatomy of the nervous system

Neurology – study of nervous system

Neuropsychology – study of relation between brain and behaviour

Numerology – pseudoscientific study of numbers

Numismatics – study of coins

Obstetrics – study of midwifery

Oceanography – study of oceans

Oceanology – study of oceans

Odontology – study of teeth

Oncology – study of tumours

Ophthalmology – study of eye diseases

Optics – study of light

Optology – study of sight

Optometry – science of examining the eyes

Ornithology – study of birds

Osmology – study of smells and olfactory processes

Osteology – study of bones

Otology – study of the ear

Paedology – study of children

Palaeobiology – study of fossil plants and animals

Palaeontology – study of fossils

Paleobotany – study of ancient plants

Pathology – study of disease

Pedagogics – study of teaching

Pedology – study of soils

Periodontics – study of gums

Pestology – science of pests

Petrology – study of rocks

Pharmacology – study of drugs

Philately – study of postage stamps

Philosophy – science of knowledge or wisdom

Phonology – study of speech sounds

Physics – study of properties of matter and energy

Physiology – study of processes of life

Phytology – study of plants; botany

Piscatology – study of fishes

Planetology – study of planets

Pneumatics – study of mechanics of gases

Podology – study of the feet

Primatology – study of primates

Psychobiology – study of biology of the mind

Psychology – study of mind

Psychopathology – study of mental illness

Radiology – study of X-rays and their medical applications

Rheumatology – study of rheumatism

Rhinology – study of the nose

Sedimentology – study of sediment

Seismology – study of earthquakes

Semantics – study of meaning

Sexology – study of sexual behaviour

Sociobiology – study of biological basis of human behaviour

Sociology – study of society

Spectroscopy – study of spectra

Statics – study of bodies and forces in equilibrium

Sericulture –Silk Industry

Sedimentology – study of sediment

Seismology – study of earthquakes

Semantics – study of meaning

Sexology – study of sexual behaviour

Sociobiology – study of biological basis of human behaviour

Sociology – study of society

Spectroscopy – study of spectra

Statics – study of bodies and forces in equilibrium

Sericulture –Silk Industry

Syntax – study of sentence structure

Taxidermy – art of curing and stuffing animals

Tectonics – science of structure of objects, buildings and landforms

Thermodynamics – study of relation of heat to motion

Thermokinematics – study of motion of heat

Thermology – study of heat

Toxicology – study of poisons

Trichology – study of hair and its disorders

Typography – art of printing or using type

Urology – study of urine; urinary tract

Virology – study of viruses

Zoology – study of animals  

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