Branches of Biology - List for Exam Study

Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.

Important branches of Biology

Agriculture - the study of producing crops.
Anatomy - the study of the animal form.
Biochemistry - the study of the chemical reactions in the body
bioengineering - the study of biology through the means of engineering and biotechnology.
Bioinformatics - the study, collection, and storage of genetic data
Biophysics - the study of biological processes through physics.
Biotechnology - study of manipulation of living matter, including genetic modification.
Botany - the study of plants
Cell Biology - the study of the cell.
Cryobiology - the study of the effects of lower than normally preferred temperatures on living beings.
Developmental Biology - the study of the processes through which an organism develops.
Ecology - the study of the relationship between living being and their environment.
Entomology - the study of insects
Epidemiology - the study of factors affecting the health and illness of populations
Ethology - the study of animal behavior.
Evolutionary Biology - the study of the origin and decent of species over time
Genetics - the study of genes and heredity.
Herpetology - the study of reptiles.
Histology - The study of cells and tissue.
Ichthyology - the study of fish
Mammology - the study of mammals
Microbiology - the study of microscopic organisms (microorganisms) and their interactions with other living things
Mycology - the study of fungi
Neurobiology - the study of the nervous system
Ornithology - the study of birds
Paleontology - the study of fossils and sometimes geographic evidence of prehistoric life
Pathology - the study of diseases.
Parisitology - the study of parasites and parasitism
Phycology - the study of algae
Physiology - the study of the functioning of living
Zoology - the scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.
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