Branches of Biology

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Branches of Biology

Branch

Study of / deals with

Acarology

Mites and ticks

Actinobiology

Effects of radiation on living organisms

Aerobiology

Flying animals  and air borne organisms

Agriology

Customs  of primitive man

Anatomy

Structure of internal organs

Animal husbandry

Breeding of domestic animals

Aphidology

Aphids (plant lice)

Apiculture

Rearing and maintenance of honey bees for extraction of honey

Araneology

Spiders

Angiology

Blood vessels or circulatory system in animals.

Arthrology

Joints

Carcinology

Crustaceans.

Cardiology

Heart functioning and diseases

Cell biology

Biology, Chemistry and Physics of cell

Cetology

Whales

Chondrology

Cartilages

Cnidology

Cnidaria (coelenterates)

Conchology

Molluscan shells

Craniology

Skulls

Ctetology

Acquired characters

Dermatology

Skin and its diseases

Dietetics/Sitology

Nutrition/diet

Dysgenics

Unfavourable conditions to race development

Dysteleology

Functionless rudimentary organs

Endocrinology

Structure and function of the endocrine system

Enzymology

Enzymes

Ethnology

Origin of human races and their cultures

Ethology

Behaviour of animals in response to the environmental stimuli

Etiology

Causes of diseases

Fishery

Catching fish or other products of the sea, lakes or rivers

Gene therapy

Removal of defective genes and their replacement

Geology

Earth surface

Gynaecology

Female reproductive system

Hepatology

Liver

Hypnology

Sleep

Ichthyology

Fishes

Immunology

Body defence and resistance to infections

Lepidopterology

Butterflies

Marine biology

Flora and fauna of sea

Morphology

Structure as a whole

Myology

Muscles

Nematology

Nematodes

Neonatology

Newborns upto the age of two months

Nephrology

Kidney

Neurology

Nervous system

Nidology

Bird’s nests

Odonatology

Dragonflies

Odontology

Teeth

Oology

Eggs of birds

Ophiology

Snakes

Organology

Development of organs during embryonic period

Ornithology

Birds

Orthopaedics

Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of bones, joints and muscles

Otolaryngology

Ear and larynx

Otology

Ears

Otorhinolaryngology

Ear, nose and throat

Palaeozoology

Animal fossils

Parazoology

Sponges

Piggery

Rearing of pigs

Prawn farming

Rearing, transportation and marketing of prawns

Proctology

Hindgut including rectum and anus

Prosthesis

Artificial replacement for a loss in part or full of an organ

Protozoology

Protozoans (unicellular eukaryotes)

Psychiatry

Diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

Psychology

Human mind, behaviour and mental qualities

Saurology

Lizards

Sericulture

Rearing of silkworm

Serology

Serum/ antigen-antibody reactions in immunological processes

Sonology

Hearing

Space biology

Life in space

Sphygmology

Arterial pressure and pulse

Splanchnology

Visceral organs

Surgery

Anatomy and physical operations

Syndesmology

Joints and ligaments

Teratology

Study of malformations and abnormal growth of the foetus

Therapeutics

Treatment of the disease

Torpidology

Skates and rays (fishes)

Toxicology

Poisonous compounds for organisms

Traumatology

Wounds

Trichology

Hairs

Trophology

Food and nutrition

Urology

Urinary disorders

Veterinary science

Domestic animals and their health

Xylology/ Dendrology

Study of trees and shrubs

Zoogeny

Origin and development of animals

Zoonosology

Handicapped animals

Zoopathology

Diseases of animals

Zoophytology

Drifting organisms (zooplanktons) like diatoms

Zootomy

Dissection and anatomy of animals

Zymology

Fermentation

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