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Ologies {3} ~ E-G’s

Ecohydrology to Gynecology
Ecohydrology: The study of interactions between organisms and the water cycle
Ecology: The study of the relationships between living organisms and their environment
Ecophysiology: The study of the interrelationship between an organism’s physical functioning and its environment
Edaphology: A branch of soil science that studies the influence of soil on life
Electrophysiology: The study of the relationship between electric phenomena and bodily processes
Embryology: The study of embryos
Endocrinology: The study of internal secretory glands
Entomology: The study of insects
Enzymology: The study of enzymes
Epidemiology: The study of the origin and spread of diseases
Ethology: The study of animal behavior
Exobiology: The study of life in outer space
Exogeology: The study of the geology of celestial bodies
Felinology: The study of cats
Fetology (foetology): The study of the fetus
Formicology: The study of ants
Gastrology (gastroenterology): The study of the stomach and intestines
Gemology: The study of gemstones
Geobiology: The study of the biosphere and its relations to the lithosphere and atmosphere
Geochronology: The study of the age of the Earth
Geology: The study of the Earth
Geomorphology: The study of present-day landforms
Gerontology: The study of old age
Glaciology: The study of glaciers
Gynecology: The study of medicine relating to women

Ologies {2} ~ B-D’s

Bacteriology: The study of bacteria
Bioecology: The study of the interaction of life in the environment
Biology: The study of life
Bromatology: The study of food
Cardiology: The study of the heart
Cariology: The study of cells; the study of dental cavities
Cetology: The study of cetaceans (e.g., whales, dolphins)
Climatology: The study of the climate
Coleopterology: The study of beetles
Conchology: The study of shells and of mollusks
Coniology: The study of dust in the atmosphere and its effects on living organisms
Craniology: The study of the characteristics of the skull
Criminology: The scientific study of crime
Cryology: The study of very low temperatures and related phenomena
Cynology: The study of dogs
Cytology: The study of cells
Cytomorphology: The study of the structure of cells
Cytopathology: The branch of pathology that studies diseases on the cellular level
Dendrochronology: The study of the age of trees and the records in their rings
Dendrology: The study of trees
Dermatology: The study of the skin
Dermatopathology: The field of dermatological anatomical pathology
Desmology: The study of ligaments
Diabetology: The study of diabetes mellitus
Dipterology: The study of flies

Ologies {1} ~ A’s

Actinology: The study of the effect of light on chemicals
Aerobiology: A branch of biology that studies organic particles transported by the air
Aerology: The study of the atmosphere
Aetiology: The study of the causes of disease
Agrobiology: the study of plant nutrition and growth related to soil
Agrology: The branch of soil science dealing with the production of crops
Agrostology: The study of grasses
Algology: The study of algae; the study of pain
Allergology: The study of the causes and treatment of allergies
Andrology: The study of male health
Anesthesiology: The study of anesthesia and anesthetics
Angiology: The study of the anatomy of blood and lymph vascular systems
Anthropology: The study of humans
Apiology: The study of bees
Arachnology: The study of spiders
Archaeology: The study of past cultures
Archaeozoology: The study of relationships between humans and animals over time
Areology: The study of Mars
Astacology: The study of crawfish
Astrobiology: The study of the origin of life
Astrogeology: The study of the geology of celestial bodies
Audiology: The study of hearing
Autecology: The study of the ecology of individual species