Zoology is a branch of biology which deals with animal biology, is a fascinating subject consisting of so many branches and sub-branches. Zoology deals with all the aspects of living animals which include structure, function, taxonomy, adaptation, evolution, distribution, interactions between animals with the environments. The possibilities of this subject is countless. Here are the different branches of Zoology.
1. Acarologv—Study of miles and ticks.
2. Aceology—Study of therapeutics.
3. Actinobiology—Study of radiation effects on organisms.
4. Aerobiology—Study of flying organisms.
5. Andrology—Study of male reproductive organs.
6. Angiology—Study of blood vascular system including arterjps and veins.
7. Anthropology—Study of natural history of man.
8. Aphidology—Study of aphids.
9. Apiculture—The rearing of honey-bees and obtaining honey.
10. Aquiculture—The culture of fish and other aquatic animals.
11. Araneology—Study of spiders.
12. Arthrology—Study of joints
13. Auxanology—Study of mental status.
14. Bacteriology—Study of bacteria.
15. Batrecology—Study of frogs.
16. Biochemistry—The study of chemical reactions occuring in living organisms.
17. Bromatology—Study of food and nutrition.
18. Carcinology—Study of Crustaceans.
19. Cardiology—Study of heart.
20. Chondrology—Study of cartilage.
21. Cnidology—Study of coelenter3tes:
22. Conchology—Study of molluscan shells.
23. Coprology—Study of faecal matter.
24. Craniology—Study of skulls.
25. Cryobiology—Study of preservation of
organisms at low temperature.
26. Ctetology—Study of acquired characters of organisms.
27. Dermatology—Study of skin and its derivatives.
28. Desmology—Study of ligaments.
29. Dysteology—Study of rudimentary organs.
30. Ecobiology—Study of problems of existence of life in the outer space.
31. Edeology—Study of genitalia.
32. Endocrinology—Study of endocrine glands and their hormones.
33. Entomology—Study of insects.
34. Ethnology—Study of mankind.
35. Ethology—Study of behaviour of animals.
36. Eugenics—Study of improvement of human race by improving genetic constitution of human race.
37. Euphenics—Study of improvement of human race by altering the proteins during protein
synthesis in cells. This is also called Medical Engineering.
38. Euthenics—Science of improvement of modern generation of map through better nutrition
39. Forensic medicine—Medical jurisprudence.
40. Gastroenterology—Study of stomach and intestine.
41. Genealogy—Study of pedigrees.
42. Genecology—Study of genetical make up of species.
43. Gerontology—Study of growing old.
44. Glossology—Study of tongue.
45. Gnotobiology—Study of germ free life.
46. Gynaecology—Study of female reproductive organs.
47. Germomorphism—The condition of appearing aged while still young.
48. Haematology—Study of blood.
49. Helminthology—Study, of parasitic worms.
50. Hepatology—Study of liver.
51. Herpatology—Study of reptiles.
52. Hexicology—Study of bionomics.
53. Ichnology—Study of fossil foot prints.
54. Icthyology—Study of fishes.
55. Immunology—Study of immunity to diseases.
56. Kalology—Study of human beauty.
57. Karyology—Study of nucleus, particularly chromosomes.
58. Kinesiology—Stu,dy of movement of muscles.
59. Lemology—Study of epidemic diseases.
60. Limnology—Study of fresh water ecology,
61. Malacology—Study of molluscs.
62. Mammology—Study of mammals.
63. Melanology—Study of pigments.
64. Microbiology—Study of microorganisms.
65. Myology—Study of muscles.
66. Mynnecology—Study of ants.
67. Nematology—Study of nematodes.
68. Nepiology—Study of new born.
69. Neonatology—Study of new born upto the age of two months.
70. Neontology—Science dealing with the life of recent organisms, just reverse to
71. Nephrology—Study of kidney.
72. Neurology—Study of nervous system including brain.
73. Nidology—Study of nests of birds.
74. Nosology—Study of classification of diseases.
75. Odonatology—Study of dragon flies and dajnsel flies,
76. Odontology—Study of teeth and gums.
77. Oncology—Study of tumours.
78. Oology—Study of eggs of bird?.
79. Ophiology—Study of snakes.
80. Ophthalmology—Study of eyes and its diseases.
81. Ornithology—Study of birds.
82. Orrhology—Study of blood serum.
83. Osteology—Study of bones.
84. Otology—Study of ear and hearing devices.
85. Palaeontology—Study of fossils.
86. Parasitology—Study of parasites.
87. Parazoology—Study of sponges.
88. Pharmacology—Study of synthesis and effect of medicines on organisms.
89. Phenology—Study of bird migration.
90. Pisciculture—Rearing of fishes in ponds.
91. Saurology—Study of lizards.
92. Sericulture—Rearing of silk worms and obtaining silk.
93. Splanchology—Study of visceral organs.
94. Syndesmology—Study of bony joints and ligaments.
95. Synecology—Study of environmental group of organisms such as communities.
96. Taxidermatology—Study of skin and stuffing.
97. Teratology—The study of plant and animal abnormalities (teratomas)
98. Tocology—Study of child delivery.
99. Toxicology—Study of toxic effects of drugs and harmful compounds.
100. Traumatology—Study of wounds.
101. Tricology—Study of hairs.
102. Urology—Study of urine and its diseases.