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Anatomy
the study of the human body
Biochemistry
chemical processes relating to living things
Biophysics
physics within living things
Biotechnology
using living things to make products with technological application
Botany
the study of plants
Cell biology
study of cells
Conservation Biology
study of biodiversity and protecting species
Developmental Biology
study of the process by which plants/animals grow
Ecology
study of the environment and interactions of living organisms
Epidemiology
study of diseases (public health)
Genetics
study of heredity (genes)
Hematology
study of blood
Immunology
study of the immune system
Limnology
study of inland waters (aquatic ecology...freshwater, not oceans!
Marine biology
study of oceans (marine bodies of water)
Microbiology
study of microorganisms
Molecular biology
study of molecules within the cell
Neuroscience
study of the brain
Paleontology
study of ancient organisms (fossils)
Pathology
study of disease (diagnosis & management)
Parasitology
study of parasites
Physiology
study of the "function" of the human body (living things)
Radiobiology
study of study of radiation and living things
Toxicology
study of chemicals and effect on living things
Zoology
study of animals