27th February 2011, 03:21 PM
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Branches of Science Explained in Brief!
The DIFFERENT BRANCHES OF SCIENCE
Acoustics : The study of sound and sound waves
Aerodynamics : The study of forces acting upon bodies in motion in the air (e.g., aircraft, missiles, etc.)
Aeronautics : The study of all activities pertaining to aerial locomotion (art of flying)
Anatomy : The science of the structure of th e animal/human body learnt by dissection.
Anaesthesiology : A branch of medicine concerned with administration of anaesthetics and the condition of the patient while under anaesthesia.
Anthropology : The study of the origin and physical and cultural development of mankind.
Archaeology : A scientific study of the material remains of the past as evidence of manís life, culture and history.
Astrophysics : A branch of astronomy dealing with the physical nature of heav enly bodies.
Astronomy : The science of heavenly bodies (planets)
Bacteriology : A branch of microbiology dealing with bacteria
Biology : The science of living organisms; subdivided into Botany and Zoology
Biophysics : The physics of the vital processes of living organisms
Botany : The science of the plant kingdom
Cardiology : A branch of medicine dealing with the heart
Ceramics : The art of making objects from clay
Chemistry : The study of elements, their behaviour and laws of their combination, etc.
Cosmetology : The study of cosmetics and their use
Cosmology : The study of the universeóits origin, nature, structure and evolution
Cytopathology : The study of diseased cells
Dermatology : A branch of medicine dealing with skin
Dietetics : The science of diet and nutrition
Entomology : Deals with study of insects
Endocrinology : The study of glands
Genetics : A branch of biology dealing with heredity and the laws that govern it
Geology : A study of the chemical composition of the earthís crust
Gerontology : A branch medicine studying the ageing process, problems and diseases
Gynaecology : A branch of medicine dealing with female diseases of the reproduction system
Haematology : A branch of medicine studying blood and its disorders
Hepatology : A branch of medicine dealing with liver
Horticulture : A branch of agricultural science dealing with flowers, fruits, vegetables, etc.
Hydrology : The science of water with reference to its occurrence and properties in the hydrosphere and atmosphere
Hygiene : A branch of medicine dealing with health and its presevation
Immunology : A branch of medicine dealing with the immune system of the body
Neuropathology : A branch of medicine dealing with changes produced by diseases in the nervous system
Obstetrics : A branch of medicine dealing with pregnancy, labour and child birth
Oncology : A branch of medicine dealing with tumours
Ophthalmology : A branch of medicine dealing with eyes and related problems
Ornithology : The science of birds
Orthopaedics : A branch of medicine dealing with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skeletal system (bones)
Paediatrics : A branch of medicine dealing with child diseases (infants)
Pathology : A branch of medicine that deals with etiologies, mechanisms and manifestation of diseases
Physiology : A study of the life processes of various organs of living organisms
Psychiatry : The study and treatment of mental and emotional disorders
Radiology : A branch of medical science dealing with the use of x-rays for diagnosis and treatment
Zoology : A branch of biology that deals with animal life