Branches of Biology
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The scientific study of similarities and differences in the bodily structures of distinct types of animals.
The study of insects.
The study of animal behavior.
The study of reptiles and amphibians
The study of fish.
The study of mammals.
The study of birds.
The study of primates.
The study of animals.
The study of the geographic distributions of living organisms.
The study of the processes by which an organism changes from a single cell into a mature, multicellular individual.
The branch of biology concerned with modes of origin of new forms of life.
The study of prehistoric life by means of fossils.
The branch of biology concerned with the effects of outer space on living organisms and with the search for extraterrestrial life.
The study of the interaction of organisms with each other and wit their environment.
A science that combines geology and biology to study the interactions of organisms with their environment.
The study of the physical and biological conditions freshwater, particularly of lakes and ponds.
The study of life at the chemical level, in particular the chemistry of proteins, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids.
The branch of biology that studies the formation, structure, and function of macromolecules found in living organisms, particularly nucleic acids and proteins.
The branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on other organisms.
The study of embryos.
The study of the endocrine glands.
The art and study of the prevention, cure, and alleviation of disease, and the care of the injured.
The branch of biology that studies the nervous system and its diseases.
The study of the nature of diseases and its causes, processes, development, and consequences.