Fields of Biology

      

Science

Organized form of Knowledge or systematic knowledge i.e. knowledge through process.

Biology

The branch of science which deals with the study of living beings.

Zoology

The branch of science which deals with the study of 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 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 which deals with the study of chemical reactions in relations to life activities.

Biometrics

Statistical analysis of different results of biological experiments.

Biotechnology

Use of biological organisms in commercial processes for producing fine chemicals such as drugs, vaccines and hormones 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.

Dendrology

Study of shrubs and trees

Demography

Study of human population growth

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 human race by applying laws of heredity. It applied before birth. Eugenics is related with future generation.

Euphenics

Study of improvement of human race by drug treatment or gene engineering i.e. medical engineering of genetic disorder.

Euthenics

Study of improvement of human race by improving environment. It applied after birth and is related with 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

Immunology

Study of resistance of organisms against infection

Kalology

Study of sensory or sensory-emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste

Karyology

Study of nucleus

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

Microbiology

Study of Microscopic organisms

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.

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 porifera (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

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

Pteridology

Study of pteridophytes

Rainology

Study of nose and olfactory organs

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 the development of forests

Sitology

Study of dietetics

Speciology

Study of species

Spermology

Study of seeds

Splanchnology

Study of visceral organs

Stomatology

Studies of forget including buccal cavity and stomach

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 the classification of organisms

Teratology

Study of fetal 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 urinary and urino-genital tract

Virology

Study of virus

Zoogeography

The branch of science which deals with the study of distribution of animals on earth.

Biophysics

Study of physical aspects of living organisms

Cytogenetics

Study of cytological basis of inheritance

Ctetology

Study of acquired characteristics of organisms

Ichthyology

Study of fish and it’s culture

Kinesiology

Study of muscle movements

Phytogeography

Study of plants distribution on earth

Palaeobotany

Study of distribution and characteristics of fossils

Psychobiology

Study of behavioural aspects of animals

Sarcology

Study of muscles

Syndesmology

Study of bone joints and ligaments

Tectology

Study of structural organization of body

Zoophytology

Study of drifting micro-organisms such as diatoms.