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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
 
aerolithology study of aerolites; meteorites
 
aerology study of the atmosphere
 
aeronautics study of navigation through air or space
 
aerophilately collecting of air-mail stamps
 
aerostatics science of air pressure; art of ballooning
 
agonistics art and theory of prize-fighting
 
agriology the comparative study of primitive peoples
 
agrobiology study of plant nutrition; soil yields
 
agrology study of agricultural soils
 
agronomics study of productivity of land
 
agrostology science or study of grasses
 
alethiology study of truth
 
algedonics science of pleasure and pain
 
algology study of algae
 
anaesthesiology study of anaesthetics
 
anaglyptics art of carving in bas-relief
 
anagraphy art of constructing catalogues
 
anatomy study of the structure of the body
 
andragogy science of teaching adults
 
anemology study of winds
 
angelology study of angels
 
angiology study of blood flow and lymphatic system
 
anthropobiology study of human biology
 
anthropology study of human cultures
 
aphnology science of wealth
 
apiology study of bees
 
arachnology study of spiders
 
archaeology study of human material remains
 
archelogy the study of first principles
 
archology science of the origins of government
 
arctophily study of teddy bears
 
areology study of Mars
 
aretaics the science of virtue
 
aristology the science or art of dining
 
arthrology study of joints
 
astacology the science of crayfish
 
astheniology study of diseases of weakening and aging
 
astrogeology study of extraterrestrial geology
 
astrology study of influence of stars on people
 
astrometeorology study of effect of stars on climate
 
astronomy study of celestial bodies
 
astrophysics study of behaviour of interstellar matter
 
astroseismology study of star oscillations
 
atmology the science of aqueous vapour
 
audiology study of hearing
 
autecology study of ecology of one species
 
autology scientific study of oneself
 
auxology science of growth
 
avionics the science of electronic devices for aircraft
 
axiology the science of the ultimate nature of values
 
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
 
bryology the study of mosses and liverworts
 
cacogenics study of racial degeneration
 
caliology study of bird's nests
 
calorifics study of heat
 
cambistry science of international exchange
 
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
 
chirography study of handwriting or penmanship
 
chirology study of the hands
 
chiropody medical science of feet
 
chorology science of the geographic description of anything
 
chrematistics the study of wealth; political economy
 
chronobiology study of biological rhythms
 
chrysology study of precious metals
 
ciselure the art of chasing metal
 
climatology study of climate
 
clinology study of aging or individual decline after maturity
 
codicology study of manuscripts
 
coleopterology study of beetles and weevils
 
cometology study of comets
 
conchology study of shells
 
coprology study of pornography
 
cosmetology study of cosmetics
 
cosmology study of the universe
 
craniology study of the skull
 
criminology study of crime; criminals
 
cryobiology study of life under cold conditions
 
cryptology study of codes
 
cryptozoology study of animals for whose existence there is no conclusive proof
 
ctetology study of the inheritance of acquired characteristics
 
cynology scientific study of dogs
 
cytology study of living cells
 
dactyliology study of rings
 
dactylography the study of fingerprints
 
dactylology study of sign language
 
deltiology the collection and study of picture postcards
 
demology study of human behaviour
 
demonology study of demons
 
dendrochronology study of tree rings
 
dendrology study of trees
 
deontology the theory or study of moral obligation
 
dermatoglyphics the study of skin patterns and fingerprints
 
dermatology study of skin
 
desmology study of ligaments
 
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
 
dysgenics the study of racial degeneration
 
dysteleology study of purposeless organs
 
ecclesiology study of church affairs
 
eccrinology study of excretion
 
ecology study of environment
 
economics study of material wealth
 
edaphology study of soils
 
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
 
epileptology study of epilepsy
 
epistemology study of grounds of knowledge
 
eremology study of deserts
 
ergology study of effects of work on humans
 
ergonomics study of people at work
 
escapology study of freeing oneself from constraints
 
eschatology study of death; final matters
 
ethnogeny study of origins of races or ethnic groups
 
ethnology study of cultures
 
ethnomethodology study of everyday communication
 
ethnomusicology study of comparative musical systems
 
ethology study of natural or biological character
 
ethonomics study of economic and ethical principles of a society
 
etiology the science of causes; especially of disease
 
etymology study of origins of words
 
euthenics science concerned with improving living conditions
 
exobiology study of extraterrestrial life
 
floristry the art of cultivating and selling flowers
 
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
 
geotechnics study of increasing habitability of the earth
 
geratology study of decadence and decay
 
gerocomy study of old age
 
gerontology study of the elderly; aging
 
gigantology study of giants
 
glaciology study of ice ages and glaciation
 
glossology study of language; study of the tongue
 
glyptography the art of engraving on gems
 
glyptology study of gem engravings
 
gnomonics the art of measuring time using sundials
 
gnosiology study of knowledge; philosophy of knowledge
 
gnotobiology study of life in germ-free conditions
 
graminology study of grasses
 
grammatology study of systems of writing
 
graphemics study of systems of representing speech in writing
 
graphology study of handwriting
 
gromatics science of surveying
 
gynaecology study of women’s physiology
 
gyrostatics the study of rotating bodies
 
haemataulics study of movement of blood through blood vessels
 
hagiology study of saints
 
halieutics study of fishing
 
hamartiology study of sin
 
harmonics study of musical acoustics
 
hedonics part of ethics or psychology dealing with pleasure
 
helcology study of ulcers
 
heliology science of the sun
 
helioseismology study of sun's interior by observing its surface oscillations
 
helminthology study of worms
 
hematology study of blood
 
heortology study of religious feasts
 
hepatology study of liver
 
heraldry study of coats of arms
 
heresiology study of heresies
 
herpetology study of reptiles and amphibians
 
hierology science of sacred matters
 
hippiatrics study of diseases of horses
 
hippology the study of horses
 
histology study of the tissues of organisms
 
histopathology study of changes in tissue due to disease
 
historiography study of writing history
 
historiology study of history
 
homiletics the art of preaching
 
hoplology the study of weapons
 
horography art of constructing sundials or clocks
 
horology science of time measurement
 
horticulture study of gardening
 
hydrobiology study of aquatic organisms
 
hydrodynamics study of movement in liquids
 
hydrogeology study of ground water
 
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
 
iridology study of the iris; diagnosis of disease based on the iris of the eye
 
kalology study of beauty
 
karyology study of cell nuclei
 
kidology study of kidding
 
kinematics study of motion
 
kinesics study of gestural communication
 
kinesiology study of human movement and posture
 
kinetics study of forces producing or changing motion
 
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 study of rocks
 
liturgiology study of liturgical forms and church rituals
 
loimology study of plagues and epidemics
 
loxodromy study of sailing along rhumb-lines
 
magirics art of cookery
 
magnanerie art of raising silkworms
 
magnetics study of magnetism
 
malacology study of molluscs
 
malariology study of malaria
 
mammalogy study of mammals
 
manège the 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
 
metaphysics study of principles of nature and thought
 
metapolitics study of politics in theory or abstract
 
metapsychology study of nature of the mind
 
meteoritics the study of meteors
 
meteorology study of weather
 
metrics study of versification
 
metrology science of weights and measures
 
microanatomy study of microscopic tissues
 
microbiology study of microscopic organisms
 
microclimatology study of local climates
 
micrology study or discussion of trivialities
 
micropalaeontology study of microscopic fossils
 
microphytology study of very small plant life
 
microscopy study of minute objects
 
mineralogy study of minerals
 
molinology study of mills and milling
 
momilogy study of mummies
 
morphology study of forms and the development of structures
 
muscology the study of mosses
 
museology the study of museums
 
musicology study of music
 
mycology study of funguses
 
myology study of muscles
 
myrmecology study of ants
 
mythology study of myths; fables; tales
 
naology study of church or temple architecture
 
nasology study of the nose
 
nautics art of navigation
 
nematology the study of nematodes
 
neonatology study of newborn babies
 
neossology study of nestling birds
 
nephology study of clouds
 
nephrology study of the kidneys
 
neurobiology study of anatomy of the nervous system
 
neurology study of nervous system
 
neuropsychology study of relation between brain and behaviour
 
neurypnology study of hypnotism
 
neutrosophy study of the origin and nature of philosophical neutralities
 
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
 
onomasiology study of nomenclature
 
onomastics study of proper names
 
ontology science of pure being; the nature of things
 
oology study of eggs
 
ophiology study of snakes
 
ophthalmology study of eye diseases
 
optics study of light
 
optology study of sight
 
optometry science of examining the eyes
 
orchidology study of orchids
 
ornithology study of birds
 
orology study of mountains
 
orthoepy study of correct pronunciation
 
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
 
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
 
palaeopedology study of early soils
 
paleobotany study of ancient plants
 
paleo-osteology study of ancient bones
 
palynology study of pollen
 
papyrology study of paper
 
parapsychology study of unexplained mental phenomena
 
parasitology study of parasites
 
paroemiology study of proverbs
 
parthenology study of virgins
 
pataphysics the science of imaginary solutions
 
pathology study of disease
 
patrology study of early Christianity
 
pedagogics study of teaching
 
pedology study of soils
 
pelology study of mud
 
penology study of crime and punishment
 
periodontics study of gums
 
peristerophily pigeon-collecting
 
pestology science of pests
 
petrology study of rocks
 
pharmacognosy study of drugs of animal and plant origin
 
pharmacology study of drugs
 
pharology study of lighthouses
 
pharyngology study of the throat
 
phenology study of organisms as affected by climate
 
phenomenology study of phenomena
 
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
 
photobiology study of effects of light on organisms
 
phraseology study of phrases
 
phrenology study of bumps on the head
 
phycology study of algae and seaweeds
 
physics study of properties of matter and energy
 
physiology study of processes of life
 
phytology study of plants; botany
 
piscatology study of fishes
 
pisteology science or study of faith
 
planetology study of planets
 
plutology political economy; study of wealth
 
pneumatics study of mechanics of gases
 
podiatry study and treatment of disorders of the foot; chiropody
 
podology study of the feet
 
polemology study of war
 
pomology study of fruit-growing
 
posology science of quantity or dosage
 
potamology study of rivers
 
praxeology study of practical or efficient activity; science of efficient action
 
primatology study of primates
 
proctology study of rectum
 
prosody study of versification
 
protistology study of protists
 
proxemics study of man’s need for personal space
 
psalligraphy the art of paper-cutting to make pictures
 
psephology study of election results and voting trends
 
pseudology art or science of lying
 
pseudoptics study of optical illusions
 
psychobiology study of biology of the mind
 
psychogenetics study of internal or mental states
 
psychognosy study of mentality, personality or character
 
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
 
semiology study of signs and signals
 
semiotics study of signs and symbols
 
serology study of serums
 
sexology study of sexual behaviour
 
siderography art of engraving on steel
 
sigillography study of seals
 
significs science of meaning
 
silvics study of tree's life
 
sindonology study of the shroud of Turin
 
Sinology study of China
 
sitology dietetics
 
sociobiology study of biological basis of human behaviour
 
sociology study of society
 
somatology science of the properties of matter
 
sophiology science of ideas
 
soteriology study of theological salvation
 
spectrology study of ghosts
 
spectroscopy study of spectra
 
speleology study and exploration of caves
 
spermology study of seeds
 
sphagnology study of peat moss
 
sphragistics study of seals and signets
 
sphygmology study of the pulse
 
splanchnology study of the entrails or viscera
 
spongology study of sponges
 
stasiology study of political parties
 
statics study of bodies and forces in equilibrium
 
stemmatology study of relationships between texts
 
stoichiology science of elements of animal tissues
 
stomatology study of the mouth
 
storiology study of folk tales
 
stratigraphy study of geological layers or strata
 
stratography art of leading an army
 
stylometry studying literature by means of statistical analysis
 
suicidology study of suicide
 
symbology study of symbols
 
symptomatology study of symptoms of illness
 
synecology study of ecological communities
 
synectics study of processes of invention
 
syntax study of sentence structure
 
syphilology study of syphilis
 
systematology study of systems
 
taxidermy art of curing and stuffing animals
 
tectonics science of structure of objects, buildings and landforms
 
tegestology study and collecting of beer mats
 
teleology study of final causes; analysis in terms of purpose
 
telmatology study of swamps
 
teratology study of monsters, freaks, abnormal growths or malformations
 
teuthology study of cephalopods
 
textology study of the production of texts
 
thalassography science of the sea
 
thanatology study of death and its customs
 
thaumatology study of miracles
 
theology study of religion; religious doctrine
 
theriatrics veterinary medicine
 
theriogenology study of animals' reproductive systems
 
thermodynamics study of relation of heat to motion
 
thermokinematics study of motion of heat
 
thermology study of heat
 
therology study of wild mammals
 
thremmatology science of breeding domestic animals and plants
 
threpsology science of nutrition
 
tidology study of tides
 
timbrology study of postage stamps
 
tocology obstetrics; midwifery
 
tonetics study of pronunciation
 
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
 
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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