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

man̬geРthe 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