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Thursday, 6 October 2016

Branches of Science and Their Definitions

  GKPlanet Team       Thursday, 6 October 2016
The branches of science (also referred to as "sciences", "scientific fields", or "scientific disciplines") are commonly divided into four major groups:
Natural sciences: the study of natural phenomena (including fundamental forces and biological life)
Formal sciences: the study of mathematics and logic, which use an a priori, as opposed to factual,methodology)
Social sciences: the study of human behavior and societies.

List of Different Branches of Science and their Studies

Branch
Definition/Concern
Aeronautics
Science of flight of airplanes.
Agronomy
Science dealing with crop plant.
Angiology
Deals with the study of blood vascular system.
Anthology
Study of flower.
Anthropology
Study of apes and man.
Apiculture
Honey industries (Bee Keeping).
Araneology
Study of spiders.
Astronomy
Study of heavenly bodies.
Batracology
Study of frogs.
Biochemistry
Deals with the study of chemical reactions in relation to life activities.
Biotechnology
Deals with the use of micro-organisms in commercial processes for producing fine chemicals such as drugs;vaccines;hormones,etc. on a large scale.
Cardiology
Study of heart.
Craniology
Study of skulls.
Cryogenics
Study concerning with the application and uses of very low temperature.
Cryptography
Study of secret writing.
Cytology
Study of cells.
Dermatology
Study of skin.
Ecology
The study of relationship between organisms and environment.
Entomology
Study of insects.
Etiology
Study of cause of insects.
Eugenics
Study of improvement of human race by applying laws of heredity. it is related with future generations.
Evolution
Deals with the study of origin of new from old.
Exbiology
Deals with life or possibilities of life beyond the earth.
Floriculture
Study of flower yielding plants.
Genetics
Study of heredity and variations.
Geology
Study of condition and structure of the earth
Gerontology
study of growing old.
Gynaecology
Study of female reproductive organs.
Haematology
Study of blood.
Hepatology
Study of liver.
Horticulture
Study of garden cultivation.
Iconography
Teachings by pictures and models.
Immunology
Science which deals with the study of resistance of organisms against infection.
Jurisprudence
Science of law.
Kalology
Study of human beauty.
Lexicography
Compiling of dictionary.
Mycology
Study of fungi.
Myology
Study of muscles.
Nephrology
Study of kidneys.
Neurology
study of nervous system.
Numismatics
Study of coins and medals.
Obstetrics
Branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy.
Omithology
Study of birds.
Oneirology
Study of dreams.
Ophthalmology
Study of eyes .
Osteology
Study of bones.
Palaeontology
Study of fossils.
Pathology
Study of disease causing organisms.
Pedology
Stydy of soils.
Philately
Stamp collecting.
Philology
Study of languages.
Phonetics
Concerning the sounds of a language.
Phycology
Study of algae.
Physiography
Natural phenomenon.
Physiology
Science dealing with the study of functions of various parts of organisms.
Pisciculture
Study of fish.
Pomology
Study of fruits.
Seismology
Study of earthquakes.
Sericulture
Silk industry(culture of silk moth and pupa).
Serpentology
Study of snakes.
Taxonomy
Study of classification of organisms.
Telepathy
Communication between two minds at a distance with the help of emotions, thoughts and feelings.
Virology
Study of virus.

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