Scientific Names and Subjects

Acarology Branch of zoology dealing with ticks and mites.
Acpistocs The study of sound.
Acrobatics The art of performing acrobatic feats.
Aerodynamics The branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of air and other gases.
Aeronautics The science or art of flight.
Aerostatics The branch of statics that deals with gases in equilibrium and with gases and bodies in them.
Aesthetics The philosophy of fine arts
agrobiology The science of plant life and plant nutrition.
Agronomics The science of managing land or crops.
Agronomy The science of soil management and production of field crops.
Agrostology The study of grasses.
Alchemy Chemistry in ancient times.
Anatomy The science dealing with the structure of animals, plants or  human body.
Anemology The science of wind.
Angiology the science of blood and lymph vessels.
Anthropology The science that deals with the origin and physical and cultural development of mankind.
Arboriculture Cultivation of trees and vegetables.
Archaeology The study of antiquities.
Astrology The ancient art of predicting the course of human destinies with the help of indications deduced from the position and movement of the heavenly bodies.
Astronautics The science of the space travel.
Astronomy The study of the heavenly bodies.
Astrophysics The branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of heavenly bodies.
Bacteriology The study of bacteria.
Biochemistry The study of chemical processes of living things.
Biometry The application of mathematics to the study of living things.
bionics The study of functions, characteristics and phenomena observed in the living world and the application of this knowledge to the world of machines.
Bionomics The study of the relation of an organism to its environment.
Biophysics The physics of bital processes (living things)
Botany The study of plants
Calisthenics The systematic exercises for attaining strength and gracefulness.
Cardiology The science that deals with heart functions and diseases.
Carpology The science of fruits and seeds.
Ceramics The art and technology of making objects from clay etc.
Cetology The science of aquatic mammals, especially whales.
Chemistry The study of elements and their laws of combination and behavior
Chemotherapy The treatment of disease by using chemical substances.
Choreography The science of dance and composing ballet.
Chorography The science of geographical regions; plant and animals distribution.
Chronobiology The study of duration of life.
Chronology The science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates and historical order of past events.
Conchology The branch of zoology dealing with the shells of molluscs.
Cosmogony The science of the nature of heavenly bodies.
Cosmography The science that describs and maps the main features of the universe.
Cosmology The science of the nature, origin and history of the univers.
Craniology The science that deals with skull.
Criminology The study of crime and criminals.
Cryptography The study of cyphers
Crystallography The study of structure, forms and properties of crystals.
Cryogenics The science dealing with the production, control and application of very low temperatures.
Cryptology The science dealing with codes and ciphers.
Cytochemistry The branch of cytology dealing with the chemistry of cells.
Cytogenetics The branch of biology dealing with the study of heredity from the point of view of cytology, and gentics.
Cytology The study of cells, especially their formation, structure and functions.
Dactylography The study of fingerprints for the purpose of identification.
Dactyliology The technique of communication by signs made with the fingers.  It is generally used by the deaf.
Ecology The study of moral responsibilities.
Econometrics The application of mathematics in testing economic theories.
Economics The science dealing with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
Embroyology The study of development of embryos.
Entomology The study of insects.
Epidemiology The branch of medicine dealing with incidence and risks of diseases.
Epigraphy The study of inscriptions.
Eschatology The study of death, destiny.
Ethnography A branch of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.
Ethics Psychological study of moral principles.
Ethnology A branch of anthropology that deals with the origin, distribution and distinguishing characteristics of the race of mankind.
Ethology The study of animal behavior.
Etymology The study of origin and history of words.
Eugenics The study of the production of better offspring by the careful selection of parents.
Exobiology A branch of biology that deals with the search for extrarre-strial life, especially intelligent life, outside our solar system.  Exobiology is sometimes called xenobiology or astrobiology.
Futurology The study of the future.
Genealogy The study of family ancestries and histories.
Genecology The study of genetical composition of plant population in relation to their habitates.
Genesiology The science of generation.
Genetics The branch of biology dealing with the phenomena of heredity and the laws governing it.
Geobiology The biology of terrestrial life.
Geobotany The branch of botany dealing with all aspects of relations between plants and the earth’s surface.
Geochemistry The study of the chemical composition of sthe earth’s crust and the changes which take place within it.
Geography The science of the earth’s surface, physical features, climate, population, etc.
Geology The science that deals with the physical history of the earth.
Geomedicine The branch of medicine dealing with the influence of climate and environmental conditions on health.
Geomorphology The study of the characteristics, origin and development of land forms.
Geophysics The physics of the earth.
Gerontology The study of old age, its phenomena, diseases, etc.
Glottochronology The study of the history of language
Heliotherapy The sun cure.
Haematology The study of blood
Helminthology The study of worms, as parasitic worms.
Herpetology The study of reptiles and amphibians.
Histology The study of tissues.
Horticulture The cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants.
Hydrology The study of water with reference to its occurrence and properties in the hydrosphere and atmosphere.
Hydrometallurgy The process of extracting metals at ordinary temperature by bleaching ore with liquids.
Dydropathy The cure of disease by the internal and external use of water.
Hydroponics The cultivation of plants by placing the roots in nutrient solutions rather than oil.
Hydrostatics The mathematical study of forces and pressure in liquids.
Hygiene The science of health and its preservation.
hypnology The study of sleep
Ichthyology The study of fish
Iconography Teaching with aid of pictures and models.
Iconology The study of symbiotic representations.
Jurisprudence The science of law.
Lexicography The writing or compilling of dictionaries.
Limnology The study of freshwater life.
Lithology The study of the characteristics of rocks.
Mammography Radiography of the mammary glands.
Metallography6 The study of the crystalline structures of metals and alloys.
Metallourgy The process of extracting metals from their ores.
Meteorology The science of the atmosphere and its phenomena.
Metrology The scientific study of weights and measures.
Microbiology The study of minute living organisms, including bacteria, moulds.
Molecularbiology The study  of the structure of the molecules which are of importance in biology.
Morphology The science of organic forms and structures.
Mycology The study of fungi and fungus diseases.
Myology The study of muscles.
Myrmecology The study of ants.
Neurology The study of the nervous systems, its functions and its disorders.
Neuropathology The study of diseases of the nervous system.
Nomology The study of law-making or scientific laws.
Nosology The study of classification of diseases.
Numerology The study of numbers, study of the date and year of one’s birth to determine their influence on one’s future life.
Numismatics The study of coins and medals.
Odontography A description of the teeth.
Odontology The study of wines.
Oenology The study of tumours.
Oncology The study of dreams.
Ontology The study of nature of existence.
Oology The study of eggs
Optics The study of nature& properties of light.
ornithology The study of birds.
Orthopaedics The science of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and abnormalities of musculoskeletal system.
Osteology The study of the bones.
Osteopathology The study of diseases of bones.
Osteopathy A therapeutic system based upon detecting and correcting faulty structure.
Palaeobotany The study of fossil plants.
Palaeontology The study of fossils.
Palynology The study of fossil pollen.
Pathology The study of diseases.
Pedagogy The art or method of teaching.
Pedology The study of soil
Pharyngology The science of the pharynx and its diseases.
phenology The study of periodicity phenomena of plants.
Philately The collection and study of postage stamps, revenue stamps, etc.
Philogy The study of written records, their authenticity.
Photobiology The branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.
Phothisiology The scientific study of tuberculosis.
Phycology The study of algae.
Physical science The study of natural laws and process other than those peculiar to living matters, as in physics, chemistry and astronomy.
Physics The study of the properties of matter.
Physiography The science of physical geography.
Phytogeny Origin and growth of plants
Pomology The science that deals with fruits and fruit growing
Psychology The study of human and animal behaviour.
Radio astronomy The study of heavenly bodies by the reception and analysis of the radio frequency electromagnetic radiations which they emit or reflect.
Radiobiology The branch of biology which deals with the effects of radiations on living organisms.
Radiology The study of x-rays and radioactivity.
Rheology The study of the deformation and flow of matter.
Scatology The study of excrement; obscene language.
Seismology The study of earthquakes and the phenomena associated with it.
Selenology The scientific study of moon, its nature, origin, movements etc.
Sericulture The raising of silk worms for the production of raw silk.
Sociology The study of human society.
Spectroscopy The study of matter and energy by the use of spectroscope.
Speleology The study of caves.
Therapeutics The science and art of healing.
Topography A special description of a part or region.
Toxicology The study of poisons.
virology The study of viruses.
Xylology The study of structure of wood.
Zoogeography The study of the distribution of animals on the surface of the globe.
zoology The study of animal life.

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