Branches of Biology
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The study of plants, plant life and plant structure.
The study of animals and animal life.
Branch of biology dealing with the structure of plants and animals based on dissection.
Branch of biology dealing with the normal functions of living things and their parts.
The study of the formation, structure and function of cells.
The branch of biology dealing with the formation and growth of plants/animals in the undeveloped stages.
The branch of biology that deals with microscopic (too small to be seen with the naked eye) organisms.
The study of single-called microorganisms "bacteria".
The branch of biology dealing with the principles of heredity and variations in organisms.
The branch of biology dealing with an organism's relationship to the environment and one and other.
The "Classification of Species". Organization of living things.
The science of viruses and virus related diseases.
The science of inland bodies of water: lakes and ponds.
The study of animal behavior, especially in its natural surroundings.
The study of life in the sea.
The branch of biology relating to prehistoric times as they are recorded in fossils.
The branch of biology dealing with life on other planets or celestial bodies.
The branch concerned with the effects of space on living organisms.
The sub-branch of zoology dealing with reptiles and amphibians.
The sub-branch of zoology dealing with insects.
The sub-branch of zoology dealing with fish.
The sub-branch of zoology dealing with birds.
The branch related to animal medicine.
A branch of information technology (IT) relating to the collection, storage, and processing of genomic data.
Combined branch that uses biological principals to produce innovative and useful products.
The study of factors affecting the health & illnesses of populations.
The study of biology and its functions at the molecular level.
The study of the life at the chemical level. Especially the chemistry of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids.
The study of diseases, including their causes, processes and their nature & development.
The study of parasites, hosts and their relationship. Studied by parasitic way of life.
Studies the effects of a changing climate on living things.
Studies the effects of low temperatures on the physiology of living things.
Concerns with the geographic distribution of living organisms.
Science combining the interactions of organisms with their environment.
Concerns with the changes of and modes of change for organisms over time.