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.

4.31 (35)
Article Rating (35 Votes)
Rate this article
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
First in India
Viewed 3332 times since Fri, Dec 11, 2009
Everyday Science Quiz Questions with Answers - Part 1
Viewed 2865 times since Fri, Dec 4, 2009
Famous Battles and Wars in India
Viewed 4371 times since Wed, Dec 9, 2009
Interesting Facts - 100 Amazing Interesting Facts
Viewed 10842 times since Thu, May 13, 2010
Important Years in History
Viewed 3313 times since Sat, Dec 26, 2009
Units of Measurement
Viewed 3109 times since Sat, Dec 19, 2009
Pythagorean Identities
Viewed 1447 times since Tue, Jul 26, 2011
Everyday Science Quiz Questions with Answers - Part 2
Viewed 3804 times since Sat, Dec 5, 2009
First People - Who were the first to do something?
Viewed 5607 times since Thu, Jan 14, 2010
Earth Day Quotes and Slogans
Viewed 1975 times since Wed, Apr 21, 2010