Biology Terms Dictionary
Anatomy- Study of internal structure of organism.
Agrology – Soil science dealing specially with production of crop.
Agronomy- Science of soil management and production of crop.
Agrostology – Study if grass.
Arthrology- Study of joins.
Apiculture- rearing of honey bee for honey.
Anthropology- Study of origin, development and relationship between the culture of past and present human.
Anthology – Study of flower and flowering plant.
Angiology- Study of blood vascular system including arteries and veins.
Andrology- Study of male reproductive organ.
Bryology- Study of bryophytes.
Biometrics – Statical study of biological problem.
Biomedical engineering- Production and designing of spare part for man for overcoming various defects in man .e.g. artificial limbs, Iron lung, Pacemaker etc.
Biotechnology- Technology connected with living being for wilful manipulation on molecular level.
Bacteriology- Study of bacteria.
Cytology– Study of cell.
Cryobiology – It is the study of effect of low temperature on organisms and their preservation.
Clone – Celones are genetically identical individuals in a population.
Cardiology – Study of heart.
Clone – Clones are genetically identical individuals in a population.
Demography- Study of population.
Diffusion- Random movement of molecule / ion or gases from a region of higher concentration to lower concentration.
Diffusion- Random movement of molecule / gas / ion from reign of higher concentration to lower concentration.
Dermatology – Study of skin.
Dendrochronology- Counting and analyzing annual growth rings of tree to know its age.
Ecology – Study of inter- relationship between living and their environment.
Evolution- Study of origin of life, variation and formation of new species.
Embryology- It is the study of fertilization and development if zygote.
Eugenics – Study of factors connected with the improvement of race.
Euthenics – Treatment of defective in heredity through genetics engineering.
Ethnology – Study of science dealing with different races of human.
Ethology – Study of animal behavior.
Etiology – Study of life cycle of pathogen.
Entomology- Study of insects.
Exobiology- Study of possibility of life in space.
Floriculture- Cultivation of plant for their flower.
Food technology-Scientific processing, preservation, Storage and transportation of food.
Forensic science – Application of science for identification of various facts civilian.
Fishery- catching, breeding, rearing and marketing of fishes.
Forestry- Development and management of forest.
Fermentation- process of incomplete oxidation that occur in microbes and other cells in absence of oxygen, leading to the for nation of ethyl alcohol.
Genetics- Study of variation and transmission of characters from parents to their young ones.
Growth – Permanent increase in the weight and volume or size of an organism.
Gynecology- Study of female reproductive organ.
Gerontology-Study of ageing.
Gastroenterology- Study of alimentary canal or stomach, intestine and their disease.
Hypertonic- when two solution have differcut sdute concentration. The sol at ion which have higher concentration is called hypertonic.
Hypotonic- in two solation which have lawer solute con centration is called hypotonic.
Home thermic- Animals who have a constant body temperature are called home thermo cot warmblooded animal.
Histology- Study of tissue with the help of microscope.
Hygiene- Science taking care of health.
Hydroponics- Study of growing plant without soil in water which contain nutrient.
Haematology- Study of blood
Hepatology- Study of liver.
Lchthyology- Study of fishes.
Lmmunology- Study of immunity or resistance of body to disease.
Kalology- Study of human beauty.
Metazoans- All multicellular animals are called metazoans.
Monoecious- Plant which have both male and female flower.
Morphology – Study of external structure.
Microbiology- Study of Micro- Organism like virus bacteria algae fungi and protozoa.
Molecualr biology- Study of molecule found in the body of living organism.
Medicine- Study of treating disease by drug.
Mammography – Brach of science which deal test of breast cancer.
Mycology – Study of fungi.
Nutrients- Chemical substance taken as food which are necessary for various faction, growth and heath of living.
Neurology – Study of nervous system.
Neonatology- Study of new born.
Nephrology- Study if kidneys.
Osmosis- movement of water moledcule across semipermeable membrane from the region of its higher concentration to the region of lower communication.
Odontology- Study of teeth and gum.
Osteology- Study of bones.
Oncology- Study of cancer and tumours.
Obstetrics- Science connected with care of pregnant woman before, during and after child birth.
Ornithology- Study of birds.
Ophthalmology- Study of eyes.
Orthopaedics- Diagnosis and repair of disorders of locomotery system.
Phytoplanlktons- Microscopic organism which passively float on the surface of water.
Parasite- organism which depend on other living for their food and shelter.
Poikilothermic- Organism which change their body temperature according to surrounding. These are also called cold blooded animal.
Pigment- A Substance which absorb light of certain wavelength like chlorophyll formed in green leaves.
Paleontology- Study of function of various system of organism.
Pathology- Study of diseases, effects, causable agents and transmission of pathogens.
Pomology- Study of fruit and fruit yielding plant.
Psychiatry- Treatment of mental disease.
Psychology- Study of human mind and behavior.
Pisciculture- rearing of fishes.
Phycology- Study of algae.
Paediatrics- Branch of medicine dealing with children.
Parasitology- Study of parasites.
Photobiology- Effect of light on various biological processes.
Phylogeny – Evolutionary history of organism.
Physiotherapy- Treatment of body defects through massage and exercise.
Radiology- Science dealing with the effect of radiation on living beings.
Rhinology – Study of nose and olfactory organs.
Sonography- Study of ultrasound imaging.
Saurology- Study of lizards.
Serology- Study of serum, interaction of antigen and antibodies in the blood.
Sphygmology – Study of pulse and arterial pressure.
Taxonomy- Study of classification, nomenclature and identification of organism.
Telepathy- Communication of thoughts or ideas from one mind to another without normal use of senses. In other word this is the process of menta contact.
Veterinary Science – Science of health care and treatment of animals.
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