Important Branches of Biology

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  • Important Branches of Biology
    • Science : systematic knowledge
    • Biology : deals with living beings
    • Zoology : deals with animals
    • Morphology : The branch of science which deals with the study of total general structures and forms including shape, size and appearance
    • Anatomy : The branch of science which deals with the study of internal structures after cutting or dissection
    • Histology : The branch of science which deals with the study of tissue i.e. microscopic anatomy
    • Cytology : The branch of science which deals with the study of cells and their organelles
    • Acariology : Study of tics and mites
    • Actinobiology : The branch of science which deals with the study of radiation effects on an organism
    • Aerobiology : Study of Flying organisms
    • Agroforestry : This branch deals with form of land used on which herbaceous crops and trees crops are cultivated
    • Agronomy : Science which deals with the crop plants
    • Agrostology : Study of grasses
    • Angiology : Science which deals with the study of blood vascular system
    • Anthology : Study of flowers
    • Anthropology : Study of apes and man
    • Apiculture : Study of bee keeping
    • Araneology : Study of spiders
    • Arthrology : Study of joints
    • Aschelitinthology : Study of round worms
    • Bacteriology : Study of bacteria
    • Batrachology : Study of frog
    • Biochemistry : Branch of science that deals with the study of chemical reactions in relations to life activities
    • Biometrics : Statistical analysis of different results of biological experiments
    • Biophysics : Study of physical aspects of living organisms
    • Biotechnology : Use of biological organisms in commercial processes for producing fine chemicals such as drugs, vaccines and harmones etc. on a large scale and at reasonable cost.
    • Bryology : Study of Bryophytes
    • Carcinology : Study of crabs and crustaceans
    • Cardiology : Study of heart
    • Chondriology : Study of Cartilage
    • Chromatology : Study of Pigments
    • Cnidology : Study of Coelenterata
    • Conchology : Study of shells
    • Craniology : Study of skulls
    • Cryobiology : Study of effects on life at very lower temperature
    • Ctetology : Study of acquired characteristics of organisms
    • Cytogenetics : Study of cytological basis of inheritance
    • Dendrology : Study of shrubs and trees
    • Dermatology : Study of skin
    • Ecobiology : Study of problems of existence of life in outer space
    • Ecology : Study of relationship between organism and environment
    • Embryology : Study of embryo i.e. developmental stages after fertilization or birth of young ones
    • Endocrinology : Study of endocrine glands and their secretions
    • Entomology : Study of insects
    • Enzymology : Study of enzymes
    • Ethnology : Study of man-kinds
    • Ethology : Study of conditions of animals or behavior of animals, in a natural contest
    • Etiology : Study of diseases
    • Eugenics : Study of improvement of the human race by applying laws of heredity. It applied before birth. Eugenics is related with future generation
    • Euphenics : Study of improvement of the human race by drug treatment or gene engineering i.e. medical engineering of a genetic disorder
    • Euthenics : Study of improvement of the human race by improving the environment. It applied after birth and is related to the present generation
    • Evolution : The branch of science which deals with the study of origin of new from old i.e. origin, variation, inter-relationship between organisms of past and present days
    • Exobiology : Space biology is also known as exobiology
    • Floriculture : Study of flower yielding plants
    • Genetics : Study of heredity and variations
    • Gerontology : Study of growing old
    • Gynaecology : Study of female reproductive organs
    • Haematology : Study of blood
    • Helminthology : Study of helminthes
    • Hepatology : Study of liver
    • Herpetology : Study of lizards and other reptiles
    • Hypnology : Study which deals with sleep
    • Histochemistry : Study of chemical nature of tissues
    • Horticulture : Study of flowering and fruits plants
    • Ichnology : Study of fossil footprints
    • Ichthyology : Study of fish and it’s culture
    • Immunology : Study of resistance of organisms against infection
    • Kalology : Study of sensory or sensari-emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste
    • Karyology : Study of nucleus
    • Kinesiology : Study of muscle movements
    • Lepidopterology : Study of moths and butterflies
    • Lichenology : Study of lichens
    • Limnology : Study of fresh water lakes, ponds and streams in relation with plants and animals
    • Malacology : Study of mollusks
    • Mammology : Study of mammals
    • Mastology : Study of breasts
    • Melanology : Study of pigments
    • Molecular : Biology Study of life sciences on molecular level (i.e. RNA and DNA level)
    • Mycology : Study of fungi
    • Myrmecology : Study of ants
    • Neonatology : Study of the new-born up to 1 month of age
    • Nephrology : Study of kidney
    • Neurology : Study of nervous system
    • Nidology : Study of nests of birds
    • Nisology : Study of diseases
    • Odontology : Study of teeth and gums
    • Olericulture : Study of vegetable yielding plants
    • Oncology : Study of cancer
    • Oneirology : Study of dreams
    • Ontogeny : Study of embryonic history
    • Oology : Study of egg of birds
    • Ophthalmology : Study of eyes
    • Organocology : Study of development of organs under embryology
    • Organology : Study of organs
    • Ornithology : Study of birds
    • Osteology : Study of bones
    • Otorhinolaryngology : Study of ear, nose and throat
    • Paedology : Study of larval stages
    • Palaezoology : Study of fossils and their distribution in time
    • Palaeobotany : Study of distribution and characteristics of fossils
    • Palaeozoology : Study of fossils of animals
    • Palynology : Study of pollen grains in relation to taxonomy and evolution
    • Parasitology : Study of parasites
    • Pathology : Study of various diseases in human beings
    • Parazoology : Study of poifera (sponges)
    • Pedology : Study of soils
    • Pharmacognosy : Branch of science dealing with the medicinal plants
    • Pharmacology : Study of synthesis and effect of medicines on organisms
    • Phenology : Study of organisms as affected by seasonal climates e.g. of bird migration, opening of flowers etc.
    • Phrenology : Study of mental faculties of brain including feelings
    • Phycology (algology) : Study of algae
    • Phylogeny : Study of evolutionary history
    • Physiology : Study of functions of various parts within the organisms
    • Phytogeography : Study of plants distribution on earth
    • Pisciculture : Study of rearing of fishes
    • Platyhelminthology : Study of flat worms
    • Pomology : Study of fruits
    • Poultry : Study which deals with keepings of foul
    • Proctology : Study of hind gut including rectum and anus
    • Protistology : Study of protests. Its field of study overlaps with more traditional disciplines of algology, mycology and protozoology
    • Psychobiology : Study of behavioural aspects of animals
    • Pteridology : Study of pteridophytes
    • Rainology : Study of nose and olfactory organs
    • Sarcology : Study of muscles
    • Saurology : Study of lizards
    • Sericulture : Silk industry concerned with culture of silk moth and pupa
    • Serology : Study of serum; interaction of antigens and antibodies in the blood
    • Sepentology (Ophiology) : Study of snakes
    • Silviculture : Study of development of forests
    • Sitology : Study of dietetics
    • Speciology : Study of species
    • Spermology : Study of seeds
    • Splanchnology : Study of visceral organs
    • Stomatology : Study of forget including buccal cavity and stomach
    • Syndesmology : Study of bone joints and ligaments
    • Synecology : Study of bony joints and ligaments
    • Taxi dermatology : Study of skin and stuffing
    • Taxonomy : The breach of science which deals with the study of classification of organisms
    • Tectology : Study of structural organization of body
    • Teratology : Study of foetal malformations
    • Torpedology : Study of skates and rays
    • Toxicology : Study of narcotics and the influence of narcotics on various organisms
    • Traumatology : Study of wounds and turnover
    • Trichology : Study of hair
    • Trophology : Study of nutrition
    • Urobiology : Study which deals with preservation of deals bodies in liquids by chemicals
    • Urology : Study of wine including diseases and the abnormalities of uninary and urino-genital tract
    • Virology : Study of virus
    • Zoogeography : The branch of science which deals with the study of the distribution of animals on earth
    • Zoophytology : Study of drifting micro-organisms such as diatoms

Important Branches of Biology

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