List of Science Studies - Branches of Science

by Geethalakshmi 2013-08-21 17:02:57

List of Science Studies - Branches of Science

acarology - study of mites
accidence - grammar book; science of inflections in grammar
aceology - therapeutics
acology - study of medical remedies
acoustics - science of sound
adenology - study of glands
aedoeology - science of generative organs
aerobiology - study of airborne organisms
aerodonetics - science or study of gliding
aerodynamics - dynamics of gases; science of movement in a flow of air or gas
aerolithology - study of aerolites; meteorites
aerology - study of the atmosphere
aerophilately - collecting of air-mail stamps
aerostatics - science of air pressure; art of ballooning
agonistics - art and theory of prize-fighting
agriology - the comparative study of primitive peoples
agrobiology - study of plant nutrition; soil yields
agrology - study of agricultural soils
agronomics - study of productivity of land
agrostology - science or study of grasses
alethiology - study of truth
algedonics - science of pleasure and pain
algology - study of algae
anaesthesiology - study of anaesthetics
anaglyptics - art of carving in bas-relief
anagraphy - art of constructing catalogues
andragogy - science of teaching adults
anemology - study of winds
angelology - study of angels
angiology - study of blood flow and lymphatic system
anthropobiology - study of human biology
anthropology - study of human cultures
aphnology - science of wealth
apiology - study of bees
arachnology - study of spiders
archaeology - study of human material remains
archelogy - the study of first principles
archology - science of the origins of government
arctophily - study of teddy bears
areology - study of Mars
aretaics - the science of virtue
aristology - the science or art of dining
arthrology - study of joints
astacology - the science of crayfish
astheniology - study of diseases of weakening and aging
astrogeology - study of extraterrestrial geology
astrology - study of influence of stars on people
astrometeorology - study of effect of stars on climate
astronomy - study of celestial bodies
astrophysics - study of behaviour of interstellar matter
astroseismology - study of star oscillations
atmology - the science of aqueous vapour
audiology - study of hearing
autecology - study of ecology of one species
autology - scientific study of oneself
auxology - science of growth
avionics - the science of electronic devices for aircraft
axiology - the science of the ultimate nature of values
bacteriology - study of bacteria
balneology - the science of the therapeutic use of baths
barodynamics - science of the support and mechanics of bridges
barology - study of gravitation
batology - the study of brambles
bibliology - study of books
bibliotics - study of documents to determine authenticity
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
bromatology - study of food
brontology - scientific study of thunder
bryology - the study of mosses and liverworts
cacogenics - study of racial degeneration
caliology - study of bird's nests
calorifics - study of heat
cambistry - science of international exchange
campanology - the art of bell ringing
carcinology - study of crabs and other crustaceans
cardiology - study of the heart
caricology - study of sedges
carpology - study of fruit
cartophily - the hobby of collecting cigarette cards
castramentation - the art of designing a camp
catacoustics - science of echoes or reflected sounds
catalactics - science of commercial exchange
catechectics - the art of teaching by question and answer
cetology - study of whales and dolphins
chalcography - the art of engraving on copper or brass
chalcotriptics - art of taking rubbings from ornamental brasses
chaology - the study of chaos or chaos theory
characterology - study of development of character
chemistry - study of properties of substances
chirocosmetics - beautifying the hands; art of manicure
chirography - study of handwriting or penmanship
chirology - study of the hands
chiropody - medical science of feet
chorology - science of the geographic description of anything
chrematistics - the study of wealth; political economy
chronobiology - study of biological rhythms
chrysology - study of precious metals
ciselure - the art of chasing metal
climatology - study of climate
clinology - study of aging or individual decline after maturity
codicology - study of manuscripts
coleopterology - study of beetles and weevils
cometology - study of comets
conchology - study of shells
coprology - study of pornography
cosmetology - study of cosmetics
cosmology - study of the universe
craniology - study of the skull
criminology - study of crime; criminals
cryobiology - study of life under cold conditions
cryptology - study of codes
ctetology - study of the inheritance of acquired characteristics
cytology - study of living cells
dactyliology - study of rings
dactylography - the study of fingerprints
dactylology - study of sign language
deltiology - the collection and study of picture postcards
demology - study of human behaviour
demonology - study of demons
dendrochronology - study of tree rings
dendrology - study of trees
deontology - the theory or study of moral obligation
dermatoglyphics - the study of skin patterns and fingerprints
dermatology - study of skin
desmology - study of ligaments
diabology - study of devils
diagraphics - art of making diagrams or drawings
dialectology - study of dialects
dioptrics - study of light refraction
diplomatics - science of deciphering ancient writings and texts
diplomatology - study of diplomats
docimology - the art of assaying
dosiology - the study of doses
dramaturgy - art of producing and staging dramatic works
dysgenics - the study of racial degeneration
dysteleology - study of purposeless organs
ecclesiology - study of church affairs
eccrinology - study of excretion
ecology - study of environment
economics - study of material wealth
edaphology - study of soils
Egyptology - study of ancient Egypt
ekistics - study of human settlement
electrochemistry - study of relations between electricity and chemicals
electrology - study of electricity
electrostatics - study of static electricity
embryology - study of embryos
emetology - study of vomiting
emmenology - the study of menstruation
endemiology - study of local diseases
endocrinology - study of glands
enigmatology - study of enigmas
entomology - study of insects
entozoology - study of parasites that live inside larger organisms
enzymology - study of enzymes
ephebiatrics - branch of medicine dealing with adolescence
epidemiology - study of diseases; epidemics
epistemology - study of grounds of knowledge
eremology - study of deserts
ergology - study of effects of work on humans
ergonomics - study of people at work
escapology - study of freeing oneself from constraints
eschatology - study of death; final matters
ethnogeny - study of origins of races or ethnic groups
ethnology - study of cultures
ethnomethodology - study of everyday communication
ethnomusicology - study of comparative musical systems
ethology - study of natural or biological character
ethonomics - study of economic and ethical principles of a society
etiology - the science of causes; especially of disease
etymology - study of origins of words
euthenics - science concerned with improving living conditions
exobiology - study of extraterrestrial life
floristry - the art of cultivating and selling flowers
fluviology - study of watercourses
futurology - study of future
garbology - study of garbage
gastroenterology - study of stomach; intestines
gastronomy - study of fine dining
gemmology - study of gems and jewels
genealogy - study of descent of families
genesiology - study of reproduction and heredity
genethlialogy - the art of casting horoscopes
geochemistry - study of chemistry of the earth's crust
geochronology - study of measuring geological time
geogeny - science of the formation of the earth's crust
geogony - study of formation of the earth
geography - study of surface of the earth and its inhabitants
geology - study of earth's crust
geomorphogeny - study of the origins of land forms
geoponics - study of agriculture
geotechnics - study of increasing habitability of the earth
geratology - study of decadence and decay
gerocomy - study of old age
gerontology - study of the elderly; aging
gigantology - study of giants
glaciology - study of ice ages and glaciation
glossology - study of language; study of the tongue
glyptography - the art of engraving on gems
glyptology - study of gem engravings
gnomonics - the art of measuring time using sundials
gnosiology - study of knowledge
gnotobiology - study of life in germ-free conditions
graminology - study of grasses
grammatology - study of systems of writing
graphemics - study of systems of representing speech in writing
graphology - study of handwriting
gromatics - science of surveying
gynaecology - study of women’s physiology
gyrostatics - the study of rotating bodies
hagiology - study of saints
halieutics - study of fishing
hamartiology - study of sin
harmonics - study of musical acoustics
hedonics - part of ethics or psychology dealing with pleasure
helcology - study of ulcers
heliology - science of the sun
helminthology - study of worms
hematology - study of blood
heortology - study of religious feasts
hepatology - study of liver
heraldry - study of coats of arms
heresiology - study of heresies
herpetology - study of reptiles and amphibians
hierology - science of sacred matters
hippiatrics - study of diseases of horses
hippology - the study of horses
histology - study of the tissues of organisms
historiography - study of writing history
historiology - study of history
homiletics - the art of preaching
hoplology - the study of weapons
horography - art of constructing sundials or clocks
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
hydropathy - study of treating diseases with water
hyetology - science of rainfall
hygiastics - science of health and hygiene
hygienics - study of sanitation; health
hygiology - hygienics; study of cleanliness
hygrology - study of humidity
hygrometry - science of humidity
hymnography - study of writing hymns
hymnology - study of hymns
hypnology - study of sleep; study of hypnosis
hypsography - science of measuring heights
iamatology - study of remedies
iatromathematics - archaic practice of medicine in conjunction with astrology
ichnography - art of drawing ground plans
ichnology - science of fossilized footprints
ichthyology - study of fish
iconography - study of drawing symbols
iconology - study of icons; symbols
ideogeny - study of origins of ideas
idiomology - study of idiom, jargon or dialect
immunogenetics - study of genetic characteristics of immunity
immunology - study of immunity
immunopathology - study of immunity to disease
insectology - study of insects
irenology - the study of peace
iridology - study of iris
kalology - study of beauty
karyology - study of cell nuclei
kidology - study of kidding
kinematics - study of motion
kinesics - study of gestural communication
kinesiology - study of human movement and posture
kinetics - study of forces producing or changing motion
koniology - study of atmospheric pollutants and dust
ktenology - science of putting people to death
kymatology - study of wave motion
labeorphily - collection and study of beer bottle labels
larithmics - study of population statistics
laryngology - study of larynx
lepidopterology - study of butterflies and moths
leprology - study of leprosy
lexicology - study of words and their meanings
lexigraphy - art of definition of words
lichenology - study of lichens
limacology - study of slugs
limnobiology - study of freshwater ecosystems
limnology - study of bodies of fresh water
linguistics - study of language
lithology - study of rocks
liturgiology - study of liturgical forms and church rituals
loimology - study of plagues and epidemics
loxodromy - study of sailing along rhumb-lines
magirics - art of cookery
magnanerie - art of raising silkworms
magnetics - study of magnetism
malacology - study of molluscs
malariology - study of malaria
mammalogy - study of mammals
manège - the art of horsemanship
Mariology - study of the Virgin Mary
martyrology - study of martyrs
mastology - study of mammals
mathematics - study of magnitude, number, and forms
mechanics - study of action of force on bodies
meconology - study of or treatise concerning opium
melittology - study of bees
mereology - study of part-whole relationships
mesology - ecology
metallogeny - study of the origin and distribution of metal deposits
metallography - study of the structure and constitution of metals
metallurgy - study of alloying and treating metals
metaphysics - study of principles of nature and thought
metapolitics - study of politics in theory or abstract
metapsychology - study of nature of the mind
meteoritics - the study of meteors
meteorology - study of weather
metrics - study of versification
metrology - science of weights and measures
microanatomy - study of microscopic tissues
microbiology - study of microscopic organisms
microclimatology - study of local climates
micrology - study or discussion of trivialities
micropalaeontology - study of microscopic fossils
microphytology - study of very small plant life
mineralogy - study of minerals
molinology - study of mills and milling
momilogy - study of mummies
morphology - study of forms and the development of structures
muscology - the study of mosses
museology - the study of museums
musicology - study of music
mycology - study of funguses
myology - study of muscles
myrmecology - study of ants
mythology - study of myths; fables; tales
naology - study of church or temple architecture
nasology - study of the nose
nautics - art of navigation
nematology - the study of nematodes
neonatology - study of newborn babies
neossology - study of nestling birds
nephology - study of clouds
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
neurypnology - study of hypnotism
nidology - study of nests
nomology - the science of the laws; especially of the mind
noology - science of the intellect
nosology - study of diseases
nostology - study of senility
notaphily - collecting of bank-notes and cheques
numerology - study of numbers
numismatics - study of coins
nymphology - study of nymphs
obstetrics - study of midwifery
oceanography - study of oceans
oceanology - study of oceans
odology - science of the hypothetical mystical force of od
odontology - study of teeth
oenology - study of wines
oikology - science of housekeeping
olfactology - study of the sense of smell
ombrology - study of rain
oncology - study of tumours
oneirology - study of dreams
onomasiology - study of nomenclature
onomastics - study of proper names
ontology - science of pure being; the nature of things
oology - study of eggs
ophiology - study of snakes
ophthalmology - study of eye diseases
optics - study of light
optology - study of sight
optometry - science of examining the eyes
orchidology - study of orchids
ornithology - study of birds
orology - study of mountains
orthoepy - study of correct pronunciation
orthography - study of spelling
orthopterology - study of cockroaches
oryctology - mineralogy or paleontology
osmics - scientific study of smells
osmology - study of smells and olfactory processes
osphresiology - study of the sense of smell
osteology - study of bones
otology - study of the ear
otorhinolaryngology - study of ear, nose and throat
paedology - study of children
paedotrophy - art of rearing children
paidonosology - study of children's diseases; pediatrics
palaeoanthropology - study of early humans
palaeobiology - study of fossil plants and animals
palaeoclimatology - study of ancient climates
palaeolimnology - study of ancient lakes
palaeolimnology - study of ancient fish
palaeontology - study of fossils
palaeopedology - study of early soils
paleobotany - study of ancient plants
paleo-osteology - study of ancient bones
palynology - study of pollen
papyrology - study of paper
parapsychology - study of unexplained mental phenomena
parasitology - study of parasites
paroemiology - study of proverbs
parthenology - study of virgins
pataphysics - the science of imaginary solutions
pathology - study of disease
patrology - study of early Christianity
pedagogics - study of teaching
pedology - study of soils
pelology - study of mud
penology - study of crime and punishment
periodontics - study of gums
peristerophily - pigeon-collecting
pestology - science of pests
petrology - study of rocks
pharmacognosy - study of drugs of animal and plant origin
pharmacology - study of drugs
pharology - study of lighthouses
pharyngology - study of the throat
phenology - study of organisms as affected by climate
phenomenology - study of phenomena
philately - study of postage stamps
philematology - the act or study of kissing
phillumeny - collecting of matchbox labels
philology - study of ancient texts; historical linguistics
phoniatrics - study and correction of speech defects
phonology - study of speech sounds
photobiology - study of effects of light on organisms
phraseology - study of phrases
phrenology - study of bumps on the head
phycology - study of algae and seaweeds
physics - study of properties of matter and energy
physiology - study of processes of life
phytology - study of plants; botany
piscatology - study of fishes
pisteology - science or study of faith
planetology - study of planets
plutology - political economy; study of wealth
pneumatics - study of mechanics of gases
podiatry - study and treatment of disorders of the foot; chiropody
podology - study of the feet
polemology - study of war
pomology - study of fruit-growing
posology - science of quantity or dosage
potamology - study of rivers
praxeology - study of practical or efficient activity; science of efficient action
primatology - study of primates
proctology - study of rectum
prosody - study of versification
protistology - study of protists
proxemics - study of man’s need for personal space
psalligraphy - the art of paper-cutting to make pictures
psephology - study of election results and voting trends
pseudology - art or science of lying
pseudoptics - study of optical illusions
psychobiology - study of biology of the mind
psychogenetics - study of internal or mental states
psychognosy - study of mentality, personality or character
psychology - study of mind
psychopathology - study of mental illness
psychophysics - study of link between mental and physical processes
pteridology - study of ferns
pterylology - study of distribution of feathers on birds
pyretology - study of fevers
pyrgology - study of towers
pyroballogy - study of artillery
pyrography - study of woodburning
quinology - study of quinine
raciology - study of racial differences
radiology - study of X-rays and their medical applications
reflexology - study of reflexes
rhabdology - art of calculating using numbering rods
rheology - science of the deformation or flow of matter
rheumatology - study of rheumatism
rhinology - study of the nose
rhochrematics - science of inventory management and the movement of products
runology - study of runes
sarcology - study of fleshy parts of the body
satanology - study of devil
scatology - study of excrement or obscene literature
schematonics - art of using gesture to express tones
sciagraphy - art of shading
scripophily - collection of bond and share certificates
sedimentology - study of sediment
seismology - study of earthquakes
selenodesy - study of the shape and features of the moon
selenology - study of the moon
semantics - study of meaning
semantology - science of meanings of words
semasiology - study of meaning; semantics
semiology - study of signs and signals
semiotics - study of signs and symbols
serology - study of serums
sexology - study of sexual behaviour
siderography - art of engraving on steel
sigillography - study of seals
significs - science of meaning
silvics - study of tree's life
sindonology - study of the shroud of Turin
Sinology - study of China
sitology - dietetics
sociobiology - study of biological basis of human behaviour
sociology - study of society
somatology - science of the properties of matter
sophiology - science of ideas
soteriology - study of theological salvation
spectrology - study of ghosts
speleology - study and exploration of caves
spermology - study of seeds
sphagnology - study of peat moss
sphragistics - study of seals and signets
sphygmology - study of the pulse
splanchnology - study of the entrails or viscera
spongology - study of sponges
stasiology - study of political parties
statics - study of bodies and forces in equilibrium
stemmatology - study of relationships between texts
stoichiology - science of elements of animal tissues
stomatology - study of the mouth
storiology - study of folk tales
stratigraphy - study of geological layers or strata
stratography - art of leading an army
stylometry - studying literature by means of statistical analysis
suicidology - study of suicide
symbology - study of symbols
symptomatology - study of symptoms of illness
synecology - study of ecological communities
synectics - study of processes of invention
syntax - study of sentence structure
syphilology - study of syphilis
systematology - study of systems
taxidermy - art of curing and stuffing animals
tectonics - science of structure of objects, buildings and landforms
tegestology - study and collecting of beer mats
teleology - study of final causes; analysis in terms of purpose
telmatology - study of swamps
teratology - study of monsters, freaks, abnormal growths or malformations
teuthology - study of cephalopods
textology - study of the production of texts
thalassography - science of the sea
thanatology - study of death and its customs
thaumatology - study of miracles
theology - study of religion; religious doctrine
theriatrics - veterinary medicine
theriogenology - study of animals' reproductive systems
thermodynamics - study of relation of heat to motion
thermokinematics - study of motion of heat
thermology - study of heat
therology - study of wild mammals
thremmatology - science of breeding domestic animals and plants
threpsology - science of nutrition
tidology - study of tides
timbrology - study of postage stamps
tocology - obstetrics; midwifery
tonetics - study of pronunciation
topology - study of places and their natural features
toponymics - study of place-names
toreutics - study of artistic work in metal
toxicology - study of poisons
toxophily - love of archery; archery; study of archery
traumatology - study of wounds and their effects
tribology - study of friction and wear between surfaces
trichology - study of hair and its disorders
trophology - study of nutrition
tsiganology - study of gypsies
turnery - art of turning in a lathe
typhlology - study of blindness and the blind
typography - art of printing or using type
typology - study of types of things
ufology - study of alien spacecraft
uranography - descriptive astronomy and mapping
uranology - study of the heavens; astronomy
urbanology - study of cities
urenology - study of rust molds
urology - study of urine; urinary tract
venereology - study of venereal disease
vermeology - study of worms
vexillology - study of flags
victimology - study of victims
vinology - scientific study of vines and winemaking
virology - study of viruses
vitrics - glassy materials; glassware; study of glassware
vulcanology - study of volcanoes
xylography - art of engraving on wood
xylology - study of wood
zenography - study of the planet Jupiter
zoiatrics - veterinary surgery
zoogeography - study of geographic distribution of animals
zoology - study of animals
zoonomy - animal physiology
zoopathology - study of animal diseases
zoophysiology - study of physiology of animals
zoophytology - study of plant-like animals
zootaxy - science of classifying animals
zootechnics - science of breeding animals
zygology - science of joining and fastening
zymology - science of fermentation
zymurgy - branch of chemistry dealing with brewing and distilling

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