Article Diary - General Knowledge Digest

Branches of Science and their Definitions

Science Dealing with Different Subjects

Agriculture – Culture of all cultures.

Agronomy – Agros = field + nomous = cultivation i.e. Art of growing crops.

Aeronautics – Science of flight of aeroplanes.

Anatomy – Structure of human body.

Arboriculture – Cultivation of trees and vegetables.

Astronomy – Study of heavenly bodies.

Biology – Science of living bodies.

Botany – Science of plant life.

Chemistry – composition and properties of various elements in nature.

Cryptography – Secret writing.

Cryogenics – Concerned with the production, control and application of very low temperatures.

Cytogenetics – Cell formation.

Cytology – Dealing with cells.

Entomology – Insects study.

Exobiology – Science deals with life or possibilities of life existing beyond the earth.

Floriculture – Flowers cultivation.

Geology – Condition and structure of the earth.

Horticulture – Art of garden cultivation.

Hydroponics – Culture of plants without soil, with the help of chemical solution containing nutrients.

Iconography – Teaching by pictures and models.

Jurisprudence – Science of law.

Lexicography – Compiling of dictionary.

Meteorology – Atmospheric phenomenon.

Mycology – The study of fungi.

Neurology – The study of nerves.

Numismatics – Coins and medals.

Obstetrics – Branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy.

Odontography – Science and study of Teeth.

Olericulture – Vegetables growing.

Ornithology – The study of bones.

Paleontology – Study of animal fossils.

Pathology - (Pathos = disease +logus-knowledge) Study of disease.

Pedagogy – Education

Phrenology – Skull and brain.

Philately – Stamp collecting.

Philology – Study of language.

Phonetics – Concerning the sounds of a spoken language.

Physiographic – Natural phenomenon.

Phytogeny – Origin and growth of plants.

Pomology – Fruits study.

Psychology – Study of mind.

Seismology – Study of earthquakes.

Sericulture – Silk-worm breeding.

Sociology – Social problems and human progress.

Telepathy – Communication between two minds at a distance with the help of emotions, thought and feeling.

Therapeutics – Healing of diseases and laws of health.

Tribiology – The study of increasing surfaces in relative motion.

Virology – Study of viruses.

Zoology – Science of Animal life.

Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments (1)
Comment by FARAZ AKHTAR on Fri, Jul 2nd, 2010 at 9:28 AM
ornithology-study of bone is wrong, the correct answer is study of birds.
Name
Email
Security Code Security Code
Related Articles RSS Feed
320 Useless But Good To Know Facts
Viewed 3212 times since Sun, Jan 31, 2010
The Brain - how does your brain work?
Viewed 836 times since Mon, Feb 8, 2010
Frequently Asked Questions about SUN and Solar System
Viewed 1061 times since Tue, Jan 19, 2010
Units of Measurement
Viewed 2124 times since Sat, Dec 19, 2009
Smart Investing
Viewed 1162 times since Fri, Nov 13, 2009
Quantitative Aptitude - Problems on Time and Work
Viewed 6604 times since Mon, Mar 22, 2010
Measurement of Sports Fields
Viewed 2423 times since Sat, Jan 2, 2010
13 emerging natural wonders of the world
Viewed 1972 times since Sat, Nov 14, 2009
Vaccines Facts - Spreading Facts from Fiction
Viewed 1080 times since Thu, Feb 25, 2010
C,C++,
Viewed 979 times since Mon, Mar 22, 2010
MENU