Scientific studies of various fields

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
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
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
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
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
fluviology -- study of watercourses
folkloristics-- study of folklore and fables
futurology-- study of future
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
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
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
koniology -- study of atmospheric pollutants and dust
ktenology -- science of putting people to death
kymatology -- study of wave motion
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
mammalogy-- study of mammals
manège-- the art of horsemanship
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
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
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
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
quinology -- study of quinine
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
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
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
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
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
xylography-- art of engraving on wood
xylology -- study of wood
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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