LIFE RESEARCH CENTRE INTERNATIONAL

BRANCHES OF SCIENCE

Branches of Science

  

            BRANCHES OF SCIENCE 

 

Acarology: Branch of Zoology dealing with ticjcs and termites.

Acoustics: Science of heard sound.

Aeronautics: Science or art of making and flying aircraft.

Aerodynamics: Branch of Physics that deals with the forces (resistance, pressure, etc.) exerted by air or other gases in motion.

Aeronomy: Study of the earth's upper atmosphere, including its components, density, temperature and chemical reactions, as recorded by sounding rockets and earth satellites.

Aerostatics: Branch of Physics dealing with its equilibrium of air or other gases and with the equilibrium of solid bodies such as aerostats floating in air or other gases.

Aetiology: Science dealing with causes or origins of diseases. (Also called etiology)

Agriology: Study of the customs of primitive peoples.

Agrobiology: Science of plant growth and nutrition as applied to improvement of crops and control of soil.

Agrology: Science of soils in relation to crops.

Agronomy: Science of crop production.

Agrostology: Branch of Botony dealing with grasses.

Alchemy: Chemistry of the Middle Ages.

Anatomy: Science of the morphology or structures of plants and animals.

Anthotaxy: Arrangement of flowers in a cluster about the axis of a plant.

Anthropology: Study of the races, physical and mental characteristics, distribution, customs, social relationships  of mankind.

Arboriculture: Scientific cultivation of trees and shrubs.

Astrophysics: Science of the physical properties and phenomena of the stars, planets, etc.

Autoecology: Study of the ecology of species.

Bacteriology: Science that deals with bacteria. plants and animals and their life processes.

Bioclimatology: Study of the effects of climate upon living organisms.

Biology: Science that deals with the origin, history,

Biochemistry: Branch of chemistry that deals with physical characteristics, habits, etc., of plants and animals.

Biometry: Calculation of the probable human life span.

Aerostatics: Branch of Physics dealing with its equilibrium of air or other gases and with the equilibrium of solid bodies such as aerostats floating in air or other gases.

Aetiology: Science dealing with causes or origins of diseases. (Also called etiology)

Agriology: Study of the customs of primitive peoples.

Agrobiology: Science of plant growth and nutrition as applied to improvement of crops and control of soil.

Agrology: Science of soils in relation to crops.

Archaeology: Scientific study of the life and culture of ancient people.

Architectonics: Science dealing with structural designs.

Astrology: Science claiming to foretell the future by studying the supposed influence of the relative positions of the moon, sun anij stars on humans affairs.

Astrometry: Science dealing with measurement of planets, stars, etc., their apparent positions and their movements.

Astronomy: Science of the stars and other heavenly bodies dealing with their composition, motion, relative position, size, etc.

Archaeology: Scientific study of the life and culture of ancient people.

Architectonics: Science dealing with structural designs.

Astrology: Science claiming to foretell the future by studying the supposed influence of the relative positions of the moon, sunanij stars on humans affairs.

Astrometry: Science dealing with measurement of planets, stars, etc., their apparent positions and their movements.

Astronomy: Science of the stars and other heavenly bodies dealing with their composition, motion, relative position, size, etc.

Archaeology: Scientific study of the life and culture of ancient people.

Architectonics: Science dealing with structural designs.

Astrology: Science claiming to foretell the future by studying the supposed influence of the relative positions of the moon, sun anij stars on humans affairs.

Astrometry: Science dealing with measurement of planets, stars, etc., their apparent positions and their movements.

Astronomy: Science of the stars and other heavenly bodies dealing with their composition, motion, relative position, size, etc.

Ceramics: Art or work of making pottery, earthenware, tiles, porcelain, etc.

Ceroplastics: Art of modelling in wax.

Chemistry: Science dealing with the composition and properties of substances and with the reactions by which substances are produced from or converted into other substances.

Chemotherapy: Treatment of infection by the systematic administration of chemicals such as the sulfonamides.

Chronology: Science or measuring time in fixed periods and of dating events accurately and arranging them in the order of occurrence.

Chronometry: Scientific measurement of time.

Climatology: Science dealing with climate and climatic phenomena.

Colourimetry: Analysis or measurement of colour by means of a colourimeter.

Conchology: Branch of zoology that deals with mollusks and shells.

Cosmetology: Study of cosmetics and their use.

Cosmology: Science of the nature and principles of the universe.

Cosmography: Science dealing with the structure of the universe as a whole and its related parts, i.e., geology, geography and astronomy.

Cryogenics: Science dealing with the production, control and application of very low temperature.

Cryoscopy: Science dealing with determi­nation of the freezing points of liquids.

Cryotherapy: Science dealing with the use of cold, as by the application of ice packs or by lowering the body temperature.

Cryptography: Study of writing in or deciphering secret writing or code.

Crystallography: Science of the form, structure, properties and classification of crystals.

Cystoscopy: System of examination of the urinary bladder with the aid of a cystoscope.

Cystotomy: Surgical operation of making an incision into the urinary bladder.

Cytology: Branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, pathology and life history of cells.

Dactylography: Study of fingerprints as a means of identification.

Dermatology: Branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases.

Dermatoplasty: Plastic surgery of the skin by skin grafting.

Ecology: Branch of biology that deals with the relations between living organisms and their environment.

Econometrics: Application of mathematics in testing economic theories.

Economics: Science that deals with the production, distribution and consumption of wealth and with various related problems of labour, finance, taxation, etc

Electrochemistry: Science that deals with chemical effects of electrical action.

Electrodynamics: Science that deals with the phenomenon of electric currents and associated magnetic forces.

Electrometry: Science of making electrical measurements. »

Electronics: Science that deals with elec­tronic action in vacuums and gases, and with the use of vacuum tubes, photoelectric cells, etc.

Embryology: Branch of biology dealing with the formation and development of embryos.,

Entomology: Branch of zoology that deals with insects.

Epidemiology: Branch of medicine that investigates the causes and control of epidemics.

Epigraphy: Study that deals with deciphering, interpreting and classifying inscriptions, especially ancient inscriptions.

Ethnography: Branch of anthropology that deals descriptively with specific cultures, especially those of primitive peoples or groups.

Ethnology: Branch of anthropology that deals with the comparative cultures of various peoples, including their distribution, characteristics, folkways, etc.

Etiology: Science or theory of the causes or origins of diseases

Eugenics: Science that deals with the improvement of races and breeds, especially the human race, through the control of hereditary factors.

Fluid Mechanics: Study of the properties and behaviour of matter in fluid (gas or liquid) state.

Fractography: Study of fractures in metal surface.

Genealogy: Study of the recorded history of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor or ancestors.

Genecology: Study of general com­position of plant population in relation to their habitats.

Genetics: Branch of biology that deals with heredity and variation in similar or related animals and plants.

Geobiology: Branch of biology dealing with terrestrial life.

Geochemistry: Science dealing with the chemical composition of the earth's crust.

Geodesy: Branch of applied mathematics dealing with measuring or determining the shape of the earth or a large part of the surface, or with locating exactly points on its surface.

Geography: Science dealing with the surface of the earth, its division into continents and countries, and the climate, plants, animals, natural resources, inhabitants and industries of the various divisions.

Geology: Science dealing with the structure of earth's crust and the formation and development of its various layers.

Geostatics: Branch of Physics dealing with the mechanics of the equilibrium of forces in rigid bodies

Geophysics: Science that deals with weather, winds, tides, etc., and their effect on the earth

Gerontology: Study of old age, its phenomenon, diseases, etc.

Gynaecology: Branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of women's diseases, especially of its genitourinary and rectal tracts.

Haematology: Study of the blood and its diseases.

Histology: Branch of biology concerned with microscopic study of the structure of tissues.

Horticulture: Art or science of growing flowers, fruit and vegetables.

Hydrodynamics: Branch of physics dealing with the motion and action of water and other liquids.

Hydrology: Science of water, its properties, laws and distribution.

Hydromechanics: Branch of physics having to do with the laws governing the motion and equilibrium of fluids.

Hydropathy: Treatment of diseases by the use of water.

Hydroponics: Science of growing plants in solutions containing necessary minerals instead of soil

Hydrostatics: Branch of physics having to do with the pressure and equilibrium of water and other liquids.

Hyetography: Branch of meteorology having to do with the geographical distribution of rainfall.

Hyetology: Branch of meteorology dealing with rain, snow, etc

Hygience: Science of health and its (naintenance.            '

Iconography: Study or description of images, pictures, etc.

Ichthyology: Branch of zoology dealing with fishes, their structure, classification and life history.

Limnology: Scientific study of the biological, chemical, geographical and physical features of fresh water, especially lakes and ponds.

Lithology: Scientific study of rocks.

Lobotomy: Science dealing with surgical operation in which a lobe of the brain, especially the frontal lobe of the cerebrum, is cut into or across, as in the' treatment of certain psychoses.

Logistics: Branch of military science having to do with moving, supplying and quartering troops.

Mammalogy: Branch of Zoology dealing with mammals.

Mammography: Radiography of the mammary glands.

Metallography: Study of the structure and physical properties of metals and alloys, especially by the use of microscope and X- rays. 

Metallotherapy: Treatment of disease by the use of metals or especially their salts.

Metallurgy: Art or science of separating metals from their ores and preparing them for use of smelting, refining, etc.

Meteorology: Science of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena.

Metrology: Science of weights and measures.

Microbiology: Branch of biology that deals with micro-organisms.

Morphology: Branch ofbiology that deals with the form and structure of animals and plants without regard to their function.

Mycology: Branch of botony dealing with fungi. 
Neurology: Branch of medicine dealing with the nervous system, its structures and its diseases.
Neuropathology: Study of the nervous system and its parts. 
Neuropsychiatry: Branch of medicine dealing with disorders of both the psyche or mind, and the nervous system. 
Nosology: Branch of medicine dealing with classification of diseases. 
Nostology: Scientific study of old age in man and animals.

Numerology: Study of numbers, espe­cially those giving birth dates, those which are the sum of letters in one's name, etc

Odontology: Science dealing with the structure, growth and diseases of the teeth.
Oenology: Science and study of all kinds of wines in the world.
Optics: Branch of physics dealing with the nature and properties of light and vision. 
Organology: Branch of science dealing with the form, structure, development and functions of animal organs. 
Ornithology: Branch of zoology dealing with birds.             
Orthopaedics: Branch of surgery dealing with the treatment of deformities, diseases and injuries of the bones and joints. 
Osteology: Study of bones of vertebrates. 
Osteopathy: System of treating ailments based on the belief that they generally result from the pressure of displaced bones on nerves, etc., and are curable by manipulation. 
Osteotomy: Surgical operation of dividing a bone or cutting out a piece of bone.  
: Branch of medicine dealing with the ear and its diseases. 
Ovariotomy: Surgical removal of ovary.
Paleobotany: Study of fossil plants. 
Paleontology: Branch of geology dealing with prehistoric forms of life through the study of plant and animal fossils. 
Pathology: Branch of medicine that deals • with the nature of disease, especially with the structural and functional changes caused by the disease. 
Pharyngology: Branch of medicine dealing with pharynx and its diseases. 
Pharyngoscopy: Examination of pharynx, especially with a pharyngoscope. 
Pharyngotomy: Surgical incision of pharynx. 
Phenology: Study of natural phenomena that occur periodically such as migration, blossoming, etc., and their relation to climate and change of season
Philology; Study of written records, especially literary texts, in orderto determine their authenticity, meaning, etc. 
Phonetics: Branch of language study dealing with speech sounds, their production and combination, and their representation by written symbols. 
Photobiology: Branch of biology dealing with the effects of light on organisms. 
Photochemistry: Branch of chemistry having to do with the effect of light or other radiant energy in producing chemical action. 
Phrenology: Study of the character and •development of faculties which can be made by studying the shape and protuberances of the skull. 
Phycology: Branch of botany dealing with algae. 
Physical Chemistry: Branch of chemistry dealing with physical properties of substance as they relate to the chemical properties and changes.
Physiotherapy: Treatment of disease, injury, etc.. by physical means rather than with drugs, i.e.. by massage, infrared or ultraviolet light, electrography. hydrotherapy, heat or exercise.

Physical Science: Science that deals with inanimate mattes or energy such as physics, chemistry, geology, etc.

Physics: Science that deals with properties, changes, interaction, ere., of matter of energy.

Physiography: Science of physical geography.

Physicology: Branch of biology dealing with functions and vital processes of living organisms on their parts and organs.

Phytogeography: Geography of the distribution of plant life.

Phytography: Branch of botony dealing with description of plants.

Phytology: Branch of botany dealing with study of plants.

Piscatology: Science of fishing.

Plastic Surgery: Surgery dealing with the repair or restoration of injured, deformed or destroyed parts of the body, especially by transferring tissue, such as skin or bone from other parts or from another individual.

Pneumatology: Study of doctrine of spirits or spiritual phenomena.

Pneumectomy: Surgical removal of part of a lung.

Pneumonectomy: Surgical removal of an entire lung.

Political Science: Science of political institutions or the principles, organisation and methods of government.

Pomology: Science of fruit cultivation.

Psychiatry: Branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of mind.

Psychobiology: Branch of biology dealing with the inter-relationship of the mental processes with the anatomy and physiology of the ind;. idual.

Psychology: Science dealing with the mind and mental processes, feelings, desires, etc.

Psychopathology: Science dealing with diseases tfnd abnormalities of the mind.

Psychotherapy: Science dealing with various forms of mental treatment such as hypnosis, suggestions, psychoanalysis, etc

Radiobiology: Branch of biology that investigates the effect of radiation on living organisms.

Radiochemistry: Branch of chemistry dealing with radioactive phenomena.

Radiology: Branch of sciecne dealing with radiant energy and its uses such as the treatment of disease by X-rays.

Radium Therapy: Treatment of cancer and other diseases by the use of radium.

Rhizotomy: Branch of surgery dealing with cutting of spinal nerve roots, especially of the posterior nerves, for relieving pain or spastic paralysis.

Roentgenology: Sciecne dealing with the study and use of X-rays, especially in connection with the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

Roentgenotherapy: Treatment of disease by means of X-rays.

Seismology: Study of earthquakes and related matters.

Seismography:. Science recording earthquakes with the use of seismograph.

Selenology: Branch of astronomy dealing with the moon.

Semiology: Science of signs or sign language.

Sericulture: Art or process of raising and keeping silk worms for the production of raw silk.

Sexology: Science dealing with human sex behaviour.

Sociology: Study of the history, develop­ment, organisation and problems of people living together as social groups.

Spectroscopy: Study of the spectra through the use of spectroscope.

Sphygmography: Recording of the pulse by means of sphygmograph.

Statics: Branch of mechanics dealing with bodies, masses or forces at rest or in equilibrium.

Statistics: Collection and analysis of numerical data.

Tectonics: Study of structural features of the earth's crust.

Telegraphy: Study or operation of the telegraph operation.

Telemechanics: Sciecne of operating mechanisms by remote control through radio transmission.

Teleology: Study of the evidence of design or purpose in nature. 
Telepathy: Communication between minds by some means other than the normal sensory channels. 
Telescopy: Science of making telescopes.
Thaumatology: Study of miracles. 
Therapeutics: Branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and cure of diseases. 
Thermometry: Science of making or using thermorrteters for measuring temperatures. 
Topography: Sciecne of drawing on maps and charts or otherwise surface features of a region, including hills, valleys, rivers, lakes, canals, bridges, roads, cities, etc
Toxicology: Science of poisons, their effects, antidoes, etc. 
Volcanology: Science dealing with volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.
Zoochemistry: Chemistry of the solids and fluids in the animal body. 
Zoogeography: Science dealing with geographical distribution of animals.

Zoography: Branch of zoology concerned with the description of-animals, their habits, etc.

Zoology: Science that deals with'classi­fication of animals and the study of animal life.

Zooplasty: Surgical operation of grafting of living tissues from lower animal into the human body.
     
     

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