Acoustics :The study
of sound (or the science of sound).
Aerodynamics : The
study of the motion and control of solid bodies like aircraft, missiles, etc.,
Aeronautics : The
science or art of flight.
Aeronomy : The study of
the earth's upper atmosphere, including its composition, density, temperature
and chemical reactions, as recorded by sounding rockets and earth
Aerostatics : The
branch of statics that deals with gases in equilibrium and with gases and bodies
Aetiology : The science
Agrobiology : The
science of plant life and plant nutrition.
Agronomy : The science
of soil management and the production of field crops.
Agrostology : The study
Alchemy : Chemistry in
Anatomy : The science
dealing with the structure of animals, plants or human body.
Anthropology : The
science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development of
Cultivation of trees and vegetables.
Archaeology : The study
Astrochemistry : The
study of interstellar matter with a view to knowing the origin of universe.
Astrology : The ancient
art of predicting the course of human destinies with the help of indications
deduced from the position and movement of the heavenly bodies.
Astronautics : The
science of space travel.
Astronomy : The study
of the heavenly bodies.
Astrophysics : The
branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of heavenly bodies.
Autoecology : The study
deals with the ecology of species.
Bacteriology : The
study of bacteria.
Biochemistry : The
study of chemical processes of living things.
Studies the effects of climate upon living organisms.
Biology : The study of
Biometry : The
application of mathematics to the study of living things.
Biomechanics : The
study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living
Studies the effects of atmospheric conditions on living organisms.
Bionics : The study of
functions, characteristics and phenomena observed in the living world and the
application of this knowledge to the world of machines.
Bionomics : The study
of the relation of an organism to its environments.
Bionomy : The science
of the laws of life.
Biophysics : The
physics of vital processes (living things).
Botany : The study of
Ceramics : The art and
technology of making objects from clay, etc. (pottery).
Chemistry : The study
of elements and their laws of combination and behaviour.
Chemotherpy : The
treatment of disease by using chemical substances.
Chronobiology : The
study of the duration of life.
science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates and historical
order of past events.
treatment of disease through suitable climatic environment, often, but not
always, found in recognised health resorts. As climate is subject to seasonal
variations, the required environment may have to be sought in
different localities at different periods of the year.
Conchology : The branch
of zoology dealing with the shells of mollusks.
Cosmogony : The science
of the nature of heavenly bodies.
Cosmography : The
science that describes and maps the main features of the universe.
Cryobiology : The
science that deals with the study of organisms, especially warmblooded animals,
at low temperature. The principal effect of cold on living tissues is
destruction of life or preservation of it at a reduced level of activity.
Crystallography : The
study of the structure, forms and properties of crystals.
Cryogenics : The
science dealing with the production, control and application of very low
Cryotherapy : Use of
cold, but not freezing cold, as a form of treatment. Hypothermia may be
deliberately induced during surgery, for instance, to decrease a patient's
Cytochemistry : The
branch of cytology dealing with the chemistry of cells.
Cytogenetics : The
branch of biology dealing with the study of heredity from the point of view of
cytology and genetics.
Cytology : The study of
cells, especially their formation, structure and functions.
Dactylography : The
study of fingerprints for the purpose of identification.
Dermatology : The study
of skin and skin diseases.
Ecology : The study of
the relation of animals and plants to their surroundings, animate and inanimate.
Econometrics : The
application of mathematics in testing economic theories.
Economics : The science
dealing with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
Electronics : Studies
the development, behaviour and applications of electronic devices and circuits.
Electrostatics :It is
a study of static electricity.
Embryology : The study
of development of embryos.
Entomology : The study
Epidemiology : The
branch of medicine dealing with epidemic diseases.
Epigraphy : The study
Ethnography : A branch
of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.
Ethnology : A branch of
anthropology that deals with the origin, distribution and distinguishing
characteristics of the races of mankind.
Ethology : The study of
Eugenics : The study of
the production of better offspring by the careful selection of parents.
Fractography : A study
of fractures in metal surfaces.
Genealogy : The study
of family origins and history. It includes the compilation of lists of ancestors
and arranging them in pedigree charts.
Genecology : The study
of genetical composition of plant population in relation to their habitats.
Genesiology : The
science of generation.
Genetics : The branch
of biology dealing with the phenomena of heredity and the laws governing it.
Geobiology : The
biology of terrestrial life.
Geobotany : The branch
of botany dealing with all aspects of relations between plants and the earth's
Geochemistry : The
study of the chemical composition of the earth's crust and the changes which
take place within it.
Geodesy : Methods of
surveying the earth for making maps and corelating geological, gravitational and
magnetic measurements. It is a branch of geo-physics.
Geography : The
development of science of the earth's surface, physical features, climate,
Geology : The science
that deals with the physical history of the earth.
Geomedicine : The
branch of medicine dealing with the influence of climate and environmental
conditions on health.
Geomorphology : The
study of the characteristics, origin and development of land forms.
Geophysics : The
physics of the earth.
Gerontology : The study
of old age, its phenomena, diseases, etc.
Glaciology : The study
of ice and the action of ice in all its forms, and therefore includings now.
Gynaecology : A study
of diseases of women's reproductive organs.
Histology :The study
Horticulture : The
cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants.
Hydrodynamics : The
mathematical study of the forces, energy and pressure of liquid in motion.
Hydrography : The
science of water measurements of the earth with special reference to their use
Hydrology : The study
of water with reference to its occurrence and properties in the hydrosphere and
Hydrometallurgy : The
process of extracting metals at ordinary temperature by bleaching ore with
Hydrometeorology : The
study of the occurrence, movement and changes in the state of water in the
Hydropathy : The
treatment of disease by the internal and external use of water.
Hydroponics : The
cultivation of plants by placing the roots in liquid nutrient solutions rather
than in soil.
Hydrostatics : The
mathematical study of forces and pressures in liquids.
Hygiene : The science
of health and its preservation.
Limnology : The study
Lithology : It deals
with systematic description of rocks.
Radiography of the mammary glands.
Metallography : The
study of the crystalline structures of metals and alloys.
Metallurgy : The
process of extracting metals from their ores.
Meteorology : The
science of the atmosphere and its phenomena.
Metrology : The
scientific study of weights and measures.
Microbiology : The
study of minute living organisms, including bacteria, molds and pathogenic
Molecular biology : The
study of the structure of the molecules which are of importance in biology.
Morpbology : The
science of organic forms and structures.
Mycology : The study of
fungi and fungus diseases.
Neurology : The study
of the nervous system, its functions and its disorders.
Neuropathology : The
study of diseases of the nervous system.
Nosology : The
classification of diseases.
Numerology : The study
of numbers. The study of the date and year of one's birth and to determine the
influence on one's future life.
Odontology : The
scientific study of the teeth.
Optics : The study of
nature and properties of light.
Ornithology : The study
Orthopedics : The
science of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and abnormalities of
Osteology : The study
of the bones.
Osteopathy : A
therapeutic system based upon detecting and correcting faulty structure.
Otology : The study of
the ear and its diseases.
Study of diseases of ear, nose and throat.
Paleobotany : The study
of fossil plants.
Paleontology : The
study of fossils.
Pathology : The study
Pharyngology : The
science of the pharynx and its diseases.
Phenology : The study
of periodicity phenomena of plants.
Philology : The study
of written records, their authenticity, etc.
Phonetics : The study
of speech sounds and the production, transmission, reception, etc.
Photobiology : The
branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.
Phrenology : The study
of the faculties and qualities of minds from the shape of the skull.
Phthisiology : The
scientific study of tuberculosis.
Phycology : The study
Physical Science : The
study of natural laws and processes other than those peculiar to living matters,
as in physics, chemistry and astronomy.
Physics : The study of
the properties of matter.
Physiography : The
science of physical geography.
Physiology : The study
of the functioning of the various organs of living beings.
Phytogeny : The science
dealing with origin and growth of plants.
Planetology : A study
of the planets of the Solar System.
Pomology : The science
that deals with fruits and fruit growing.
Psychology : The study
of human and animal behaviour.
Radio Astronomy : The
study of heavenly bodies by the reception and analysis of the radio frequency
electro-magnetic radiations which they emit or reflect.
Radiobiology : The
branch of biology which deals with the effects of radiations on living
Radiology : The study
of X-rays and radioactivity.
Rheology : The study of
the deformation and flow of matter.
Seismology : The study
of earthquakes and the phenomena associated with it.
Selenology : The
scientific study of moon, its nature, origin, movement, etc.
Sericulture : The
raising of silkworms for the production of raw silk.
Sociology : The study
of human society.
Spectroscopy : The
study of matter and energy by the use of spectroscope.
Statistics : The
collection and analysis of numerical data.
Tectonics : Study of
structural features of earth's crust.
Teleology : The study
of the evidences of design or purpose in nature.
Communication between minds by some means other than sensory perception.
Therapeutics : The
science and art of healing.
Topography : A special
description of a part or region.
Toxicology : The study
of poisons. Virology : The study of
Zoogeography : The
study of the geological distributions of animals.