Major Branches of Science and Subjects of Study

In this chapter the names of major branches of science and their study subjects are listed. Generally, questions related to major branches of science and their study subjects are asked in all examinations and will be asked further. In various types of competitive exams like: IAS, Teachers, UPSC, PCS, Banking PO, and PCS exams, you can also be asked the names of major branches of science and their study subjects. Let us know about the names of important branches of science and their study subjects:-

List of Major Branches of Science and Subjects of Study:

Major branches of science Study subject
Holography A scientific method for producing three dimensional images with a laser beam.
Horticulture Study of growing fruits, flowers and vegetables, planting orchards, flower production etc.
Heliology Study of the Sun.
Hematology Study of blood and related subjects.
Histology Study of tissues.
Histology Body tissues and related subjects.
Serology Serology studies serum and other body fluids.
Sericulture Study of silk production.
Hydropathy Is the treatment of diseases with water.
Seismology Earthquake study.
Silviculture Study of wild agriculture.
Cytology Study of living cells.
Cytogenetics Study of living cells and their genetic characteristics.
Psychology Study of psychology.
Viticulture Study of grape cultivation.
Lithology Study of subjects related to rocks and stones.
Molecular Biology Study of the structure and functions of organisms at the molecular level.
Morphology Study of the external structure of plants.
Mariculture Production of marine organisms.
Memology Study of mammals.
Mammography It is the branch of medical science that examines the breasts of women.
Meteorology Study of environment and related subjects.
Mineralogy Study of minerals.
Morphology The study of the shape of living beings and the physical world.
Micrology Study of fungi and related subjects.
Microbiology Study of micro-organisms.
Biochemistry Life is the branch of science concerned with the study of the chemical reactions of the body.
Floriculture Floriculture
Physiography Study of natural geography.
Phycology The study of algae.
Pomology The study of fruits and flowers.
Paleontology The study of fossils.
Paralogy The study of sponges.
Pathology The study of the causes, treatment, etc., of the nature of diseases.
Pedology The study of soil.
Pedagogy The study of the art of pedagogy.
Pisciculture The study of commercial production of fish.
Neurology The study of the nervous system.
Numerology The study of numbers.
Numismatics The study of old coins.
Tribology The study of friction and lubricants.
Genetics The study of the process of transmission of genetic traits of organisms from generation to generation.
Cryogenics The study of the properties of objects and other phenomena at low temperatures.
Cosmology Cosmology is the study of the birth, development and extinction of the universe.
Calology The study of the beauty of man.
Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with chemical compounds.
Cardiology The study of the structure of the heart and the workings of blood.
Aurology The study of dreams.
Osteology The study of bones.
Olericulture Commercial agriculture of vegetables.
Olivoculture The study of the cultivation of olives.
Ornithology The study of birds.
Optics The study of the types and properties of light.
Odontology The study of teeth and gums.
Ornithology The study of birds.
Astronautics It is the science related to spaceships.
Anthology Is the branch of science related to flowers.
Entomology The study of insect moths.
Acrobatics Is the branch of exercise science.
Astrology The study of the effect of planets and constellations on humans.
Astronomy The study of celestial bodies.
Aeronautics The branch of aviation science.
Epigraphy The study of epigraphic knowledge.
Beekeeping The study of the rearing of bees.
Acoustics This is the science related to sound.
Entomology The study of insects.
Ethology The study of the behavior of animals.
Ecology The study of the interactions between organisms and the environment.
Arboriculture The science related to production in Arboriculture.
Orthopedics The study of bone healing.
Archaeology Is the branch of science related to archaeology.

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The study of birds is called ornithology. Ornithology is a branch of biology. Under this, topics related to description of external and internal structure of birds, their classification, expansion and development, their daily routine and direct or indirect economic utility for humans etc. come.

The branch of medicine concerned with the study of the heart and other related cardiovascular diseases is known as cardiology. The medical study of the ear, nose, and throat and their surgical subspecialty within medicine is called otolaryngology.

The study of birds is called ornithology. Ornithology is a branch of biology. Under this, topics related to description of external and internal structure of birds, their classification, expansion and development, their daily routine and direct or indirect economic utility for humans etc. come.

Entomology is a branch of biology that deals with the scientific study of insects. Entomology, like many other fields that fall under the category of biology, is based on taxon categories.

Paleontology branch of biology deals with extinct organisms. Paleontology is the branch of geology that deals with the remains of animals and plants from geological ages that are now found only in the rocks of the earth's crust.

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