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
  • 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
  • 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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