Different Branches of Science


Read the complete list of different science ologies i.e. study of various branches of science. In the past few years, one or two questions have been certainly asked from this topic in exams like State PCS, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, SSC JE, RRB NTPC, Banking exams, etc. This topic is easy and will help you in scoring good marks in the general awareness section of your exam.

The list has been prepared after thorough research and all the important terminologies which are important from exam point of view have been included so that you don’t have to refer different sources for the same.

 

  • Study of ticks and mites – Acarology
  • Study of the effects of radiation upon living organisms – Actinobiology
  • Branch of soil science dealing with the production of crops – Agrology  
  • Study of grasses – Agrostology
  • Study of the causes and treatment of allergies – Allergology
  • Study of male health – Andrology
  • Study of anesthesia and anesthetics - Anesthesiology
  • Study of humans – Anthropology
  • Study of bees – Apiology
  • Study of spiders – Arachnology
  • Study of past cultures – Archaeology
  • Study of the ecology of any individual species – Autecology
  • Study of bacteria – Bacteriology
  • Study of Heart- Cardiology
  • Study of cetaceans (e.g., whales, dolphins) – Cetology
  • Study of the climate – Climatology
  • Study of beetles – Coleopterology
  • Study of shells and molluscs – Conchology
  • Study of skull characteristics – Craniology
  • Study of very low temperatures and related phenomena - Cryology
  • Study of cells – Cytology
  • Study of the age of trees and the records in their rings – Dendrochronology
  • Study of trees – Dendrology
  • Study of the skin – Dermatology
  • Study of flies – Dipterology
  • Study of relationships between living organisms and their environment – Ecology
  • Branch of soil science that studies the influence of soil on life – Edaphology
  • Study of internal secretory glands – Endocrinology
  • Study of insects – Entomology
  • Study of enzymes – Enzymology
  • Study of the origin and spread of diseases – Epidemiology
  • Study of the fetus- Foetology / Fetology
  • Study of ants – Formicology
  • Study of the stomach and intestines – Gastrology or Gastroenterology
  • Study of present-day landforms – Geomorphology
  • Study of old age – Gerontology
  • Study of glaciers – Glaciology
  • Study of medicine relating to women – Gynecology
  • Study of blood – Hematology
  • Study of the sun – Heliology
  • Study of the liver – Hepatology
  • Study of the therapeutic use of plants – Herbology
  • Study of reptiles and amphibians – Herpetology
  • Study of living tissues – Histology
  • Study of underground water – Hydrogeology
  • Study of immune systems – Immunology
  • Study of movement in relation to human anatomy – Kinesiology
  • Study of butterflies and moths – Lepidopterology
  • Study of rocks – Lithology
  • Study of mammals – Mammalogy
  • Study of weather – Meteorology
  • Study of methods – Methodology
  • Study of measurement – Metrology
  • Study of micro-organisms – Microbiology
  • Study of minerals – Mineralogy
  • Study of fungi – Mycology
  • Study of machines at the molecular level – Nanotechnology
  • Study of nematodes – Nematology
  • Study of newborn infants – Neonatology
  • Study of clouds – Nephology
  • Study of the kidneys – Nephrology
  • Study of nerves – Neurology
  • Study of the functions of the nervous system – Neurophysiology
  • Study of oceans – Oceanology
  • Study of the teeth – Odontology
  • Study of cancer – Oncology
  • Study of eggs – Oology
  • study of the eyes - Ophthalmology
  • Study of birds - Ornithology
  • Study of grasshoppers and crickets – Orthopterology
  • Study of bones – Osteology
  • Study of ears and throat – Otolaryngology
  • Study of the ear – Otology
  • Study of the nose – Rhinology
  • Study of the ear, nose and throat - Otorhinolaryngology
  • The study of prehistoric life – Paleobiology
  • Study of fossils – Paleontology
  • Study of ancient multicellular plants – Paleophytology
  • Study of prehistoric metazoans – Paleozoology
  • Study of pollen – Palynology
  • Study of paranormal or psychic phenomenon that defy conventional scientific explanations – Parapsychology
  • Study of parasites – Parasitology
  • Study of illness – Pathology
  • Study of drugs - Pharmacology
  • Study of periodic biological phenomena - Phenology
  • Study of algae – Phycology/Algology
  • Study of functions of living organisms – Physiology
  • Study of Plants - Botany/Phytology
  • Study of plant diseases - Phytopathology
  • Study of the ecology of plant communities – Phytosociology
  • Study of plankton - Planktology
  • Scientific study of fruits – Pomology 
  • Study of drug dosage – Posology
  • Study and psychology of organisms with regard to their functions and structures – Psychobiology
  • Study of mental processes in living creatures – Psychology
  • Study of mental illness or disorders – Psychopathology
  • Specialty in medicine for diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract – Pulmonology
  • Study of rays – Radiology
  • Study of flow – Rheology
  • Study of rheumatic diseases – Rheumatology
  • Subsection of anatomy that studies the soft tissues – Sarcology
  • Study of blood serum – Serology
  • Study of diet – Sitiology
  • Study of sleep – Somnology
  • Study of the mouth – Stomatology
  • Study of symptoms – Symptomatology
  • Study of the ecological interrelationships – Synecology
  • Study of childbirth – Tocology
  • Mathematical study of closeness and connectedness – Topology
  • Study of poisons – Toxicology
  • Study of wounds and injuries – Traumatology
  • Study of friction and lubrication – Tribology
  • Study of hair and the scalp – Trichology
  • Study of classification – Typology
  • Study of the urogenital tract – Urology
  • Study of vaccines – Vaccinology
  • Study of viruses – Virology
  • Study of non-terrestrial life – Xenobiology
  • Study of wood – Xylology
  • Study of animals – Zoology
  • Study of animal diseases – Zoopathology
  • Study of mental processes in animals – Zoopsychology
  • Study of fermentation – Zymology
  • Study of mountains and their mapping – Orology
  • Study of prehistoric people and human origins – Paleoanthropology
  •  Study of rocks and the conditions by which they form – Petrology
  • Study of planets and solar systems – Planetology
  • Study of earthquakes – Seismology
  • Branch of geology that studies sediments – Sedimentology
  • Study of the moon – Selenology
  • Study of society – Sociology
  • Study or exploration of caves – Speleology
  • Study of heat – Thermology
  • Study of volcanoes – Vulcanology
  • Study of vocal sounds – Phonology
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