Scientific studies of various fields

Scientific studies of various fields

acarology– study of mites
accidence– grammar book; science of inflections in grammar
aceology– therapeutics
acology — study of medical remedies
acoustics — science of sound
adenology — study of glands
aedoeology — science of generative organs
aerobiology — study of airborne organisms
aerodonetics– science or study of gliding
aerodynamics — dynamics of gases; science of movement in a flow of air or gas
bacteriology — study of bacteria
balneology — the science of the therapeutic use of baths
barodynamics– science of the support and mechanics of bridges
barology– study of gravitation
batology– the study of brambles
bibliology– study of books
bibliotics– study of documents to determine authenticity
bioecology– study of interaction of life in the environment
biology — study of life
biometrics– study of biological measurement
bionomics– study of organisms interacting in their environments
botany– study of plants
bromatology — study of food
brontology — scientific study of thunder
campanology– the art of bell ringing
carcinology– study of crabs and other crustaceans
cardiology– study of the heart
caricology– study of sedges
carpology — study of fruit
cartography — the science of making maps and globes
cartophily– the hobby of collecting cigarette cards
castrametation — the art of designing a camp
catacoustics–science of echoes or reflected sounds
catalactics– science of commercial exchange
catechectics — the art of teaching by question and answer
cetology — study of whales and dolphins
chalcography– the art of engraving on copper or brass
chalcotriptics– art of taking rubbings from ornamental brasses
chaology — the study of chaos or chaos theory
characterology — study of development of character
chemistry– study of properties of substances
chirocosmetics– beautifying the hands; art of manicure
diabology– study of devils
diagraphics– art of making diagrams or drawings
dialectology — study of dialects
dioptrics — study of light refraction
diplomatics — science of deciphering ancient writings and texts
diplomatology– study of diplomats
docimology– the art of assaying
dosiology– the study of doses
dramaturgy — art of producing and staging dramatic works

E to I

Egyptology– study of ancient Egypt
ekistics– study of human settlement
electrochemistry– study of relations between electricity and chemicals
electrology — study of electricity
electrostatics– study of static electricity
embryology– study of embryos
emetology — study of vomiting
emmenology — the study of menstruation
endemiology– study of local diseases
endocrinology– study of glands
enigmatology– study of enigmas
entomology– study of insects
entozoology– study of parasites that live inside larger organisms
enzymology– study of enzymes
ephebiatrics– branch of medicine dealing with adolescence
epidemiology– study of diseases; epidemics
fluviology — study of watercourses
folkloristics– study of folklore and fables
futurology– study of future
garbology– study of garbage
gastroenterology — study of stomach; intestines
gastronomy– study of fine dining
gemmology– study of gems and jewels
genealogy– study of descent of families
genesiology– study of reproduction and heredity
genethlialogy– the art of casting horoscopes
geochemistry– study of chemistry of the earth’s crust
geochronology— study of measuring geological time
geogeny– science of the formation of the earth’s crust
geogony– study of formation of the earth
geography– study of surface of the earth and its inhabitants
geology — study of earth’s crust
geomorphogeny– study of the origins of land forms
geoponics– study of Agriculture
hydrography– study of investigating bodies of water
hydrokinetics– study of motion of fluids
hydrology– study of water resources
hydrometeorology– study of atmospheric moisture
hydropathy — study of treating diseases with water
hyetology– science of rainfall
hygiastics — science of health and hygiene
hygienics– study of sanitation; health
hygiology– hygienics; study of cleanliness
hygrology– study of humidity
hygrometry — science of humidity
hymnography– study of writing hymns
hymnology — study of hymns
hypnology– study of sleep; study of hypnosis
hypsography– science of measuring heights
iamatology — study of remedies
iatrology– treatise or text on medical topics; study of medicine
iatromathematics– archaic practice of medicine in conjunction with astrology
ichnography– art of drawing ground plans; a ground plan
ichnology– science of fossilized footprints
ichthyology– study of Fish
iconography– study of drawing symbols
iconology– study of icons; symbols
ideogeny– study of origins of ideas
ideology — science of ideas; system of ideas used to justify behaviour
idiomology– study of idiom, jargon or dialect
idiopsychology– psychology of one’s own mind
immunogenetics– study of genetic characteristics of immunity
immunology– study of immunity
immunopathology– study of immunity to disease
insectology — study of insects
irenology — the study of peace

K to O

koniology — study of atmospheric pollutants and dust
ktenology — science of putting people to death
kymatology — study of wave motion
labeorphily– collection and study of beer bottle labels
larithmics– study of population statistics
laryngology — study of larynx
lepidopterology — study of butterflies and moths
leprology– study of leprosy
lexicology — study of words and their meanings
lexigraphy– art of definition of words
lichenology — study of lichens
limacology– study of slugs
limnobiology– study of freshwater ecosystems
limnology — study of bodies of fresh water
linguistics — study of language
lithology– malariology study of malaria
mammalogy– study of mammals
man̬geРthe art of horsemanship
Mariology– study of the Virgin Mary
martyrology– study of martyrs
mastology– study of mammals
mathematics– study of magnitude, number, and forms
mazology– mammalogy; study of mammals
mechanics — study of action of force on bodies
meconology– study of or treatise concerning opium
melittology — study of bees
mereology– study of part-whole relationships
mesology — ecology
metallogeny– study of the origin and distribution of metal deposits
metallography– study of the structure and constitution of metals
metallurgy– study of alloying and treating metals
nidology — study of nests
nomology– the science of the laws; especially of the mind
noology– science of the intellect
nosology — study of diseases
nostology– study of senility
notaphily– collecting of bank-notes and cheques
numerology — study of numbers
numismatics– study of coins
nymphology– study of nymphs
obstetrics– study of midwifery
oceanography– study of oceans
oceanology — study of oceans
odology — science of the hypothetical mystical force of od
odontology– study of teeth
oenology– study of wines
oikology — science of housekeeping
olfactology– study of the sense of smell
ombrology — study of rain
oncology — study of tumours
oneirology — study of dreams
orthography– study of spelling
orthopterology– study of cockroaches
oryctology — mineralogy or paleontology
osmics– scientific study of smells
osmology– study of smells and olfactory processes
osphresiology– study of the sense of smell
osteology — study of bones
otology — study of the ear
otorhinolaryngology– study of ear, nose and throat

P to T

paedology– study of children
paedotrophy– art of rearing children
paidonosology– study of children’s diseases; pediatrics
palaeoanthropology– study of early humans
palaeobiology — study of fossil plants and animals
palaeoclimatology– study of ancient climates
palaeolimnology– study of ancient Fish
palaeolimnology– study of ancient lakes
palaeontology– study of fossils
philately– study of postage stamps
philematology — the act or study of kissing
phillumeny– collecting of matchbox labels
philology — study of ancient texts; historical linguistics
philosophy– science of knowledge or wisdom
phoniatrics — study and correction of speech defects
phonology — study of speech sounds
psychology– study of mind
psychopathology– study of mental illness
psychophysics– study of link between mental and physical processes
pteridology — study of ferns
pterylology — study of distribution of feathers on birds
pyretology — study of fevers
pyrgology — study of towers
pyroballogy– study of artillery
pyrography– study of woodburning
quinology — study of quinine
raciology– study of racial differences
radiology– study of X-rays and their medical applications
reflexology– study of reflexes
rhabdology — knowledge or learning concerning divining rods
rhabdology — art of calculating using numbering rods
rheology — science of the deformation or flow of matter
rheumatology– study of rheumatism
rhinology– study of the nose
rhochrematics– science of inventory management and the movement of products
runology — study of runes
sarcology– study of fleshy parts of the body
satanology — study of the devil
scatology– study of excrement or obscene literature
schematonics– art of using gesture to express tones
sciagraphy– art of shading
scripophily — collection of bond and share certificates
sedimentology — study of sediment
seismology — study of earthquakes
selenodesy– study of the shape and features of the moon
selenology– study of the moon
semantics — study of meaning
semantology– science of meanings of words
semasiology– study of meaning; semantics
topology– study of places and their natural features
toponymics– study of place-names
toreutics — study of artistic work in metal
toxicology — study of poisons
toxophily — love of archery; archery; study of archery
traumatology– study of wounds and their effects
tribology — study of friction and wear between surfaces
trichology– study of hair and its disorders
trophology– study of nutrition
tsiganology– study of gypsies
turnery– art of turning in a lathe
typhlology– study of blindness and the blind
typography– art of printing or using type
typology– study of types of things

U to Z

ufology– study of alien spacecraft
uranography– descriptive astronomy and mapping
uranology– study of the heavens; astronomy
urbanology– study of cities
urenology– study of rust molds
urology — study of urine; urinary tract
venereology– study of venereal disease
vermeology– study of worms
vexillology– study of flags
victimology– study of victims
vinology — scientific study of vines and winemaking
virology– study of viruses
vitrics– glassy materials; glassware; study of glassware
volcanology — study of volcanoes
vulcanology– study of volcanoes
xylography– art of engraving on wood
xylology — study of wood
zenography– study of the planet Jupiter
zoiatrics– veterinary surgery
zooarchaeology– study of animal remains of archaeological sites
zoochemistry– chemistry of animals
zoogeography– study of geographic distribution of animals
zoogeology — study of fossil animal remains
zoology– study of animals
zoonomy– animal physiology
zoonosology– study of animal diseases
zoopathology– study of animal diseases
zoophysics– physics of animal bodies
zoophysiology — study of physiology of animals
zoophytology– study of plant-like animals
zoosemiotics– study of animal communication
zootaxy– science of classifying animals
zootechnics– science of breeding animals
zygology — science of joining and fastening
zymology — science of fermentation
zymurgy– branch of chemistry dealing with brewing and distilling

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