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ANSWER SHORT QUESTION: SUBJECT & ITS DEFINITION

Name

Definition

acoustics

science of sound

aerodynamics

dynamics of gases; science of movement in a flow of air or gas

aeronautics

study of navigation through air or space

agronomics

study of productivity of land

anatomy

study of the structure of the body

anthropobiology

study of human biology

anthropology

study of human cultures

astrology

study of influence of stars on people

astronomy

study of celestial bodies

astrophysics

study of behaviour of interstellar matter

audiology

study of hearing

bibliology

study of books

biology

study of life

biometrics

study of biological measurement

bionomics

study of organisms interacting in their environments

botany

study of plants

cardiology

study of the heart

cartography

the science of making maps and globes

chemistry

study of properties of substances

climatology

study of climate

criminology

study of crime; criminals

cryptology

study of codes

deontology

the theory or study of moral obligation

dermatology

study of skin

ecology

study of environment

economics

study of material wealth

Egyptology

study of ancient Egypt

entomology

study of insects

ergonomics

study of people at work

etymology

study of origins of words

gastroenterology

study of stomach; intestines

gastronomy

study of fine dining

geography

study of surface of the earth and its inhabitants

geology

study of earth's crust

geotechnics

study of increasing habitability of the earth

harmonics

study of musical acoustics

horology

science of time measurement

horticulture

study of gardening

hydrology

study of water resources

iconography

study of drawing symbols

iconology

study of icons; symbols

ideology

science of ideas; system of ideas used to justify behaviour

immunopathology

study of immunity to disease

kinetics

study of forces producing or changing motion

lexicology

study of words and their meanings

magnetics

study of magnetism

mammalogy

study of mammals

mechanics

study of action of force on bodies

metaphysics

study of principles of nature and thought

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ANSWER SHORT QUESTION: SUBJECT & ITS DEFINITION

meteoritics

the study of meteors

meteorology

study of weather

numerology

study of numbers

numismatics

study of coins

oceanography

study of oceans

oceanology

study of oceans

oenology

study of wines

oncology

study of tumours

ontology

science of pure being; the nature of things

palaeontology

study of fossils

pathology

study of disease

pharmacology

study of drugs

philately

study of postage stamps

phrenology

study of bumps on the head

physics

study of properties of matter and energy

physiology

study of processes of life

pneumatics

study of mechanics of gases

pseudology

art or science of lying

psychology

study of mind

psychopathology

study of mental illness

radiology

study of X-rays and their medical applications

rheumatology

study of rheumatism

rhinology

study of the nose

semantics

study of meaning

Sinology

study of China

sociology

study of society

statics

study of bodies and forces in equilibrium

symbology

study of symbols

symptomatology

study of symptoms of illness

syntax

study of sentence structure

systematology

study of systems

tectonics

science of structure of objects, buildings and landforms

thermodynamics

study of relation of heat to motion

thermology

study of heat

topology

study of places and their natural features

traumatology

study of wounds and their effects

urbanology

study of cities

victimology

study of victims

volcanology

study of volcanoes

vulcanology

study of volcanoes

xylography

art of engraving on wood

zoogeography

study of geographic distribution of animals

zoogeology

study of fossil animal remains

zoology

study of animals

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