Scientific studies

Scientific studies of various fields


A

#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

B

#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

C

#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

D

#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

#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

F

#Fluviology -- study of watercourses
#Folkloristics-- study of folklore and fables
#Futurology-- study of future

G

#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

H

#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

I

#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

#Koniology -- study of atmospheric pollutants and dust
#Ktenology -- science of putting people to death
#Kymatology -- study of wave motion

L

#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

M

#Mammalogy-- study of mammals
#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

N

#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

O

#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

#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

Q

#Quinology -- study of quinine

R

#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

S

#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

T

#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

#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

V

#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

X

#Xylography-- art of engraving on wood
#Xylology -- study of wood

Z

#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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