Coriaty Vocab 122-125

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anthropology

science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and beliefs of humankind

bacteriology

science dealing with the study of bacteria

biology

science dealing with the study of living organisms

cardiology

science dealing with the action and diseases of the heart

criminology

scientific study of crimes and criminals

dermatology

science dealing with the skin and its diseases

ecology

science dealing with the relation of living things to their environment and to each other

ethnology

branch of anthropology dealing with human races, their origin, distribution, culture, etc.

genealogy

account of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor

geology

science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks

meteorology

science dealing with the atmosphere and weather

morphology

scientific study of the forms and structures of plants and animals

morphology

form and structure of an organism or any of its parts

mythology

account or study of myths

necrology

list of persons who have died recently; obituary

neurology

scientific study of the nervous system and its diseases

paleontology

science dealing with life in the remote past as recorded in fossils

pathology

science dealing with the nature and causes of disease

pathology

something abnormal

petrology

scientific study of rocks

physiology

science dealing with the functions of living things or their organs

psychology

science of the mind

sociology

study of evolution, development, and functioning of human society

technology

use of science to achieve a practical purpose; applied science; engineering

theology

study of religion and religious ideas

abiogenesis

spontaneous generation (development of life from lifeless matter)

amphibious

able to live both on land and in water

amphibious

attacking with coordinated land, sea, and air forces

antibiotic

germ-killing substance produced by or derived from a microorganism

autobiography

story of a person's life written by that person

biochemistry

chemistry dealing with chemical compounds and processes in living plants and animals

biocidal

destructive to life or living things

biodegradable

capable of being readily decomposed into harmless substances by microorganisms

biogenesis

development of life from preexisting life

biography

story of a person's life written by another person

biology

science dealing with the study of living organisms

biometry (biometrics)

statistical analysis of biological data

biopsy

diagnostic examination of a piece of tissue from the living body

biota

plants (flora) and animals (fauna) living in a region

microbe

microscopic life form; microorganism; germ

symbiosis

living together in mutually helpful association of two dissimilar organisms

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