Acanthochronology – study of cactus spines grown in time ordered sequence. Acarology – study of mites and ticks. Aceology – science of remedies, or of therapeutics; iamatology. Acology – study of medical remedies. Acoustics – science of sound. Actinobiology – synonymous with radiobiology. Adenology – study of glands Aedoeology – science of generative organs. Aerobiology – study of airborne organisms. Aerodonetics – science or study of gliding. Aerodynamics – dynamics of gases; science of movement in a flow of air or gas. Aerolithology – study of aerolites; meteorites. Aeropalynology – study of pollens and spores in atmosphere. Aerology – study of the atmosphere. Aeronautics – study of navigation through air or space. Aerostatics – science of air pressure; art of ballooning. Agnoiology – study of ignorance. Agonistics – art and theory of prize-fighting. Agriology – comparative study of primitive peoples. Agrobiology – study of plant nutrition; soil yields. Agroecology – study of ecological processes applied to agricultural production systems. Agrogeology – study of agrominerals. Agrology – study of agricultural soils. Agronomics – study of productivity of land. Agrostology – science or study of grasses. Alethiology – study of truth. Algedonics – science of pleasure and pain. Algology (botany) – study of algae. Algology (medicine) – study of pain. Anaesthesiology – study of anaesthetics. Anatomy – study of the structure of the body. Andragogy – theory and practice of education of adults. Andrology – study of men's physiology. Anemology – study of wind. Angiology – study of blood flow and lymphatic system. Anthropobiology – study of human biology. Anthropology – study of human cultures. Anthrozoology – study of human-animal interaction. Apiology – study of bees. Aquatic ecology – study of aquatic environment. Arachnology – study of arachnids. Archaeology – study of human material remains. Archelogy – study of first principles.[1] Archology – science of the origins of government. Areology – study of Mars. Aretaics – science of virtue. Aristology – science or art of dining. Aromachology – study of smell and odor. Arthrology – study of joints. Arthropodology – study of arthropods like insects and arachnids. Astacology – science of crayfish. Asteroseismology – study of star oscillations. Astheniology – study of diseases of weakening and aging. Astrobotany – study of plants in space. Astrobiology – study of extraterrestrial life. Astrodynamics – study of motion of rockets and spacecraft. Astrogeology – study of extraterrestrial geology. Astronomy – study of celestial bodies and phenomena. Astrophysics – study of behaviour of interstellar matter. Atmology – the science of aqueous vapor. Audiology – study of hearing. Autecology – study of ecology of one species. Autology – scientific study of oneself. Auxology – science of growth. Avionics – science of electronic devices for aircraft. Axiology – science of the ultimate nature of value. B Bacteriology – study of bacteria. Balneology – science of the therapeutic use of baths. Batrachology – study of frogs. Barodynamics – science of the support and mechanics of bridges. Barology – study of gravitational force. Bathymetry – study of underwater depth of ocean floors or lake floors. Batology – the study of brambles. Bibliology – study of books. Bibliotics – study of documents to determine authenticity. Bioecology – study of interaction of life in the environment. Biogeochemistry – study of chemistry of the surface of the Earth. Biology – study of life. Biochemistry – study of chemical processes within and relating to living organism. Biomechanics – study of the structure, function and motion of the mechanical aspects of biological systems. Biometrics – study of biological measurement for security purposes. Bionomics – study of organisms interacting in their environments. Biophysics – study of physics of biological phenomena. Biopsychology – application of the science of biology to the study of psychology. Biotribology – study of friction, wear and lubrication of biological systems. Botany – study of plants. Bromatology – study of food. Bryology – study of mosses and liverworts. C Cacogenics – study of racial degeneration. Caliology – study of bird's nests. Calorifics – study of heat. Cambistry – science of international exchange. Campanology – study of bells. Carcinology – study of crabs and other crustaceans. Cardiology – study of the heart. Caricology – study of sedges. Carpology – study of fruit. Cartography – science of making maps and globes. Castrametation – art of designing a camp. Catacoustics – science of echoes or reflected sounds. Catallactics – science of commercial exchange. Catechectics – art of teaching by question and answer. Celestial mechanics – study of motion of objects in outer space. Cell biology – study of the different structures and functions of both eukaryote and prokaryote cells. Cetology – study of whales and dolphins. Chalcography – art of engraving on copper or brass. Chalcotriptics – art of taking rubbings from ornamental brasses. Chaology – study of chaos or chaos theory. Characterology – study of development of character. Chemistry – study of properties and behaviours of substances. Chirocosmetics – beautifying the hands; art of manicure. Chirography – study of handwriting or penmanship. Chirology – study of the hands. Chiropody – medical science of feet. Chorology – science of the geographic description of anything. Chrematistics – study of wealth; political economy. Chromatics – study of color. Chronobiology – study of biological rhythms. Chrysology – study of precious metals. Ciselure – art of chasing metal. Classical mechanics – study of motion of macroscopic objects. Climatology – study of climate. Clinology – study of aging or individual decline after maturity. Codicology – study of manuscripts. Coleopterology – study of beetles and weevils. Cometology – study of comets. Computer science – study of processes that interact with data. Conchology – study of shells. Connectomics – study of connectomes. Contact mechanics – study of the deformation of solids that touch each other. Coprology – study of feces. Cosmetology – study of cosmetics. Cosmochemistry – study of the chemical composition of matter in the universe and the processes that led to those compositions. Cosmology – study of the universe. Craniology – study of the skull. Criminology – study of crime and criminals. Cryobiology – study of life under cold conditions. Cryptology – study of codes. Cryptozoology – study of animals for whose existence there is no conclusive proof. Ctetology – study of the inheritance of acquired characteristics. Cyclonology – study of tropical cyclones, e.g. hurricanes. Cynology – scientific study of dogs. Cytology – study of living cells. D Dactyliology – study of rings. Dactylography – study of fingerprints. Dactylology – study of sign language. Deltiology – collection and study of picture postcards. Demography – study of population. Demology – study of human behaviour. Dendrochronology – study of tree rings. Dendrology – study of trees. Deontology – theory or study of moral obligation. Dermatoglyphics – study of skin patterns and fingerprints. Dermatology – study of skin. Desmology – study of ligaments. Diabology – study of devils. Diagraphics – art of making diagrams or drawings. Dialectology – study of dialects. Dietetics – study of prevention of health conditions and diseases through human nutrition and regulation of diet. Dioptrics – study of light refraction. Diplomatics – science of deciphering ancient writings and texts. Diplomatology – study of diplomats. Docimology – art of assaying. Dosiology – study of doses. Dynamics – study of forces and their effects on motion. Dysgenics – study of racial degeneration. E Ecclesiology – study of church affairs. Eccrinology – study of excretion. Ecology – study of environment. Economics – study of material wealth (production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services). Edaphology – study of soils. Egyptology – study of ancient Egypt. Eidology – study of mental imagery.[2] Ekistics – study of human settlement. Electrochemistry – study of relations between electricity and chemicals. Electrodynamics – study of the effects arising from the interactions of electric currents with magnets, with other currents, or with themselves. Electrology – study of electricity. Electrostatics – study of static electricity. Electromagnetism – study of electromagnetic force. Embryology – study of embryos Emetology – study of vomiting. Emmenology – study of menstruation. Endemiology – study of local diseases. Endocrinology – study of glands. Energetics – study of energy under transformation within various fields. Engineering studies – study of engineering. Enigmatology – study of enigmas (puzzles). Entomology – study of insects. Entozoology – study of parasites that live inside larger organisms. Enzymology – study of enzymes. Ephebiatrics – branch of medicine dealing with adolescence. Epidemiology – study of diseases and epidemics. Epileptology – study of epilepsy. Epistemology – study of grounds of knowledge. Eremology – study of deserts. Ergology – study of effects of work on humans. Ergonomics – study of people at work. Escapology – study of freeing oneself from constraints. Eschatology – study of death; final matters. Ethnobiology – study of dynamic relationships between peoples. Ethnobotany – study of a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of a local culture and people. Ethnogeny – study of origins of races or ethnic groups. Ethnochoreology – study of dances and its implication in culture. Ethnomusicology – study of comparative musical systems. Ethnology – study of cultures. Ethnomethodology – study of everyday communication and social interaction. Ethology – study of natural or biological character. Ethonomics – study of economic and ethical principles of a society. Etiology – science of causes, especially of disease. Etymology – study of origins of words. Euthenics – science concerned with improving living conditions. Exobiology – study of extraterrestrial life. Exoplanetology – study of exoplanets. F Felinology – study of felines. Finance – science or study of money management. Floristry – art of cultivating and selling flowers. Fluid dynamics – study of flow of fluids. Fluid mechanics – study of fluids behaviour at rest and in motion. Fluid statics – study of fluids behaviour at rest. Fluviology – study of watercourses. Folkloristics – study of folklore and fables. Forestry – study of the creation, management, use, conservation, and repair of forests and associated resources. Fracture mechanics – study of the propagation of cracks in materials. Futurology – study of future. G Garbology – study of garbage Gastroenterology – study of the digestive system Gastronomy – study of fine dining Gemmology – study of gems and jewels Gender Studies – study of gender Genealogy – study of descent of families Genesiology – study of reproduction and heredity Genetics – study of genes Geochemistry – study of chemistry of the earth's crust Geochronology – study of measuring geological time Geography – study of surface of the earth and its inhabitants Geology – study of the rocks of a planet Geometry – study the sizes, shapes, positions angles and dimensions of things. Geomorphogeny – study of the characteristics, origins, and development of land forms Geomorphology – study of landforms and landform evolution Geoponics – study of agriculture Geotechnics – study of increasing habitability of the earth Geratology – study of decadence and decay Gerocomy – study of old age Gerontology – study of the elderly and aging Gigantology – study of giants Glaciology – study of ice ages and glaciation Glossology – study of language; study of the tongue Glyptography – art of engraving on gems Glyptology – study of gem engravings Gnomonics – the art of measuring time using sundials Gnosiology – study of knowledge; philosophy of knowledge Gnotobiology – study of life in germ-free conditions Graminology – study of grasses Grammatology – study of systems of writing Graphemics – study of systems of representing speech in writing Graphology – study of handwriting Gromatics – science of surveying Gynaecology – study of women's physiology Gyrostatics – study of rotating bodies H Haemataulics – study of movement of blood through blood vessels Hagiology – study of saints Halieutics – study of fishing Hamartiology – study of sin Harmonics – study of musical acoustics Hedonics – part of ethics or psychology dealing with pleasure Helcology – study of ulcers Heliology – science of the sun Helioseismology – study of sun's interior by observing its surface oscillations Helminthology – study of worms Hematology – study of blood Hemodynamics – study of the dynamics behind blood circulation Hepatology – study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas Heredity – study of passing of traits from parents to offspring Heresiology – study of heresies Hermeology – study of Mercury Herpetology – study of reptiles and amphibians Hierology – science of sacred matters Hippiatrics – study of diseases of horses Hippology – study of horses Histology – study of the tissues of organisms Histopathology – study of changes in tissue due to disease Historiography – study of writing history Historiology – study of history Homiletics – art of preaching Home Economics – deals with home and economics Hoplology – study of human combative behavior and performance Horography – art of constructing sundials or clocks Horology – science of time measurement Horticulture – study of gardening Hydrobiology – study of aquatic organisms Hydrodynamics – study of movement in liquids Hydrogeology – study of ground water Hydrography – study of investigating bodies of water Hydrokinetics – study of motion of fluids Hydrology – study of water resources Hydrometeorology – study of atmospheric moisture Hydropathy – study of treating diseases with water Hydrostatics – study of fluids behaviour at rest Hyetology – science of rainfall Hygiastics – science of health and hygiene Hygienics – study of sanitation; health Hygiology – hygienics; study of cleanliness Hygroscopy – study of humidity Hygrometry – science of humidity Hymnography – study of writing hymns Hymnology – study of hymns Hypnology – study of sleep; study of hypnosis Hypsography – science of measuring heights I Iamatology – study of remedies Iatrology – treatise or text on medical topics; study of medicine Iatromathematics – archaic practice of medicine in conjunction with astrology Ichnography – art of drawing ground plans; a ground plan Ichnology – science of fossilized footprints Ichthyology – study of fish Iconography – study of drawing symbols Iconology – study of icons; symbols Ideogeny – study of origins of ideas Ideology – science of ideas; system of ideas used to justify behaviour Idiomology – study of idiom, jargon or dialect Idiopsychology – study of the psychology of one's own mind Immunochemistry – study of chemistry of the immune system Immunogenetics – study of genetic characteristics of immunity Immunology – study of immunity Immunopathology – study of immunity to disease Insectology – study of insects Irenology – study of peace Iridology – study of the iris; diagnosis of disease based on the iris of the eye K Kalology – study of beauty Karyology – study of cell nuclei Kinematics – study of motion Kinesics – study of gestural communication Kinesiology – study of human movement and posture Kinetics – study of forces producing or changing motion Koniology – study of atmospheric pollutants and dust Ktenology – science of putting people to death Kymatology – study of wave motion L Labeorphily – collection and study of beer bottle labels Larithmics – study of population statistics Laryngology – study of larynx Lepidopterology – study of butterflies and moths Leprology – study of leprosy Lexicology – study of words and their meanings Lexigraphy – art of definition of words Lichenology – study of lichens Library and information science – study of organization, access, collection, and protection/regulation of information, whether in physical or digital forms. Limacology – study of slugs Limnobiology – study of freshwater ecosystems Limnology – study of bodies of fresh water Linguistics – study of language Liturgiology – study of liturgical forms and church rituals Loimology – study of plagues and epidemics Loxodromy – study of sailing along rhumb-lines Ludology – study of games M Macroeconomics – branch of economics dealing with the performance, structure, behavior, and decision-making of the whole economy Magirics – art of cookery Magnanerie – art of raising silkworms Magnetics – study of magnetism Magnetohydrodynamics – study of electrically conducting fluids Magnetostatics – study of magnetic fields in systems where the currents are steady Malacology – study of molluscs Malariology – study of malaria Mammalogy – study of mammals Manège – art of horsemanship Mariology – study of the Virgin Mary Marine biology – study of the ocean's ecosystem Mastology – study of mammals Mathematics – study of magnitude, number, and forms Mazology – mammalogy; study of mammals Mechanics – study of action of force on bodies Meconology – study of or treatise concerning opium Media studies – study of mass media Medicine – science of diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of disease Melissopalynology – study of honey Melittology – study of bees Melology – study of music; musicology Mereology – study of part-whole relationships Mesology – ecology Metallogeny – study of the origin and distribution of metal deposits Metallography – study of the structure and constitution of metals Metallurgy – study of alloying and treating metals Metaphysics – study of principles of nature and thought Metapolitics – study of politics in theory or abstract Metapsychology – study of nature of the mind Metascience – study of science Meteoritics – study of meteors Meteorology – study of weather Methodology – the study or description of methods Methyology – study of alcohol Metrics – study of versification Metrology – science of weights and measures Microanatomy – study of microscopic tissues Microbial ecology – study of microbial environment Microbiology – study of microscopic organisms Microclimatology – study of local climates Microeconomics – branch of economics that studies the behavior of individual households and firms in making decisions on the allocation of limited resources Micrology – study or discussion of trivialities Micropalaeontology – study of microscopic fossils Microphytology – study of very small plant life Microscopy – study of minute objects Mineralogy – study of minerals Molecular biology – study of the molecular basis of biological activity in and between cells Molinology – study of mills and milling Momilogy – study of mummies Morphology – study of forms and the development of structures Muscology – study of mosses Museology – study of museums Musicology – study of music Mycology – study of funguses Myology – study of muscles Myrmecology – study of ants Mythology – study of myths; fables; tales N Naology – study of church or temple architecture Nasology – study of the nose Nautics – art of navigation Necroplanetology – study of the destruction of planets[3] Nematology – study of nematodes Neonatology – study of newborn babies Neossology – study of nestling birds Nephology – study of clouds Nephrology – study of the kidneys Neurobiology – study of anatomy of the nervous system Neuroeconomics – study of human decision making and the ability to process multiple alternatives and to choose an optimal course of action Neurology – study of nervous system Neuropsychology – study of relation between brain and behaviour Neurypnology – study of hypnotism Neutrosophy – study of the origin and nature of philosophical neutralities Nomology – the science of the laws; especially of the mind Noology – science of the intellect Nosology – study of diseases Nostology – study of senility Notaphily – study and collecting of bank-notes and cheques Numerology – pseudoscientific study of numbers Numismatics – study of coins Nymphology – study of nymphs Nanotechnology – study of nanite O Obstetrics – study of midwifery Oceanography – study of oceans Oceanology – study of oceans Odontology – study of teeth Odonatology– study of dragonflies and damselflies Oenology – study of wines Oikology – science of housekeeping Olfactology – study of the sense of smell Ombrology – study of rain Oncology – study of tumours Oneirology – study of dreams Onomasiology – study of nomenclature Onomastics – study of proper names Ontology – science of pure being; the nature of things Oology – study of eggs Ophiology – study of snakes Ophthalmology – study of eye diseases Optics – study of light Optology – study of sight Optometry – science of examining the eyes Orchidology – study of orchids Ornithology – study of birds Organology (biology) – study of form, structure, development, and functions of plant or animal organs Organology (musicology) – study of musical instruments in relation to history, culture, construction, acoustic properties and classification Orology – study of mountains Orthoepy – study of correct pronunciation Orthography – study of spelling Orthopterology – study of cockroaches Oryctology – mineralogy or paleontology Osmics – scientific study of smells Osmology – study of smells and olfactory processes Osphresiology – study of the sense of smell Osteology – study of bones Otology – study of the ear Otorhinolaryngology – study of ear, nose and throat P Paedology – study of children Paidonosology – study of children's diseases; pediatrics Palaeoanthropology – study of early humans Palaeobiology – study of fossil plants and animals Palaeoclimatology – study of ancient climates Palaeoichthyology – study of ancient fish Palaeolimnology – study of ancient lakes Palaeontology – study of fossils Palaeopedology – study of early soils Paleobotany – study of ancient plants Paleo-osteology – study of ancient bones Palynology – study of pollen Papyrology – study of paper Paradoxology – study of paradoxes Parapsychology – study of unexplained mental phenomena Parasitology – study of parasites Paroemiology – study of proverbs Parthenology – study of virgins Pataphysics – science of imaginary solutions Pathology – study of disease Patrology – study of early Christianity Pedagogics – study of teaching Pedology – study of soils Pelology – study of mud Penology – study of crime and punishment Periodontics – study of gums Peristerophily – pigeon-collecting Pestology – science of pests Petrology – study of rocks Pharmacognosy – study of drugs of animal and plant origin Pharmacology – study of drugs Pharology – study of lighthouses Pharyngology – study of the throat Phenology – study of organisms as affected by climate Phenomenology – study of phenomena Philematology – act or study of kissing Phillumeny – collecting of matchbox labels Philology – study of ancient texts; historical linguistics Philosophy – science of knowledge or wisdom Phoniatrics – study and correction of speech defects Phonology – study of speech sounds Photobiology – study of effects of light on organisms Photonics – study of photons Phraseology – study of phrases Phrenology – study of bumps on the head Phycology – study of algae and seaweeds Physics – study of properties of matter, force and energy Physiology – study of processes of life Phytology – study of plants; botany Piscatology – study of fishes Pisteology – science or study of faith Planetology – study of planets Plumology – study of feathers Plutology – political economy; study of wealth Pneumatics – study of mechanics of gases Pneumonology – study of diseases involving the respiratory tract Podiatry – study and treatment of disorders of the foot; chiropody Podology – study of the feet Polemology – study of war Pomology – study of fruit-growing Pogonology – study of beards Posology – science of quantity or dosage Potamology – study of rivers Praxeology – study of practical or efficient activity; science of efficient action Primatology – study of primates Proctology – study of rectum, anus, and colon Prosody – study of versification Protistology – study of protists Proxemics – study of man's need for personal space Psalligraphy – art of paper-cutting to make pictures Psephology – study of election results and voting trends Pseudology – art or science of lying Pseudoptics – study of optical illusions Psychobiology – study of biology of the mind Psychogenetics – study of internal or mental states Psychognosy – study of mentality, personality or character Psychology – study of mind Psychopathology – study of mental illness Psychophysics – study of link between mental and physical processes Pteridology – study of ferns Pterylology – study of distribution of feathers on birds Punnology – study of puns[4] Pyretology – study of fevers Pyrgology – study of towers Pyroballogy – study of artillery Pyrography – study of woodburning Pyrotechnics – study of combustion through fire or explosions Q Quinology – study of quinine. Quantum computing – the exploitation of collective properties of quantum states, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform computation. Quantum mechanics – a fundamental theory in physics which describes nature at the smallest scales of energy levels of atoms and subatomic particles Queer theory – study of issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity R Raciology – study of racial differences Radiobiology – study of the scientific principles, mechanisms, and effects of the interaction of ionizing radiation with living matter Radiochemistry – study of ordinary chemical reactions under radioactive circumstances Radiology – study of X-rays and their medical applications Reflexology – study of reflexes Rheology – science of the deformation or flow of matter Rheumatology – study of rheumatism Rhinology – study of the nose Rhochrematics – science of inventory management and the movement of products Robotics – deals with the designing, construction, and operation of robots Runology – study of runes S Sarcology – study of fleshy parts of the body Satanology – study of the devil Scatology – study of excrement or obscene literature Schematonics – art of using gesture to express tones Sciagraphy – art of shading Scripophily – collection of bond and share certificates Sedimentology – study of sediment Seismology – study of earthquakes Selenodesy – study of the shape and features of the moon Selenology – study of the moon Semantics – study of meaning Semantology – science of meanings of words Semasiology – study of meaning; semantics Semiology – study of signs and signals Semiotics – study of signs and symbols Serology – study of serums Sexology – study of sexual behaviour Siderology – study of iron and its alloys, including steel Significs – science of meaning Silvics – study of tree's life Sindonology – study of the shroud of Turin Sinology – study of China Sitology – dietetics Sociobiology – study of biological basis of human behaviour Sociology – study of society Solid mechanics – study of behaviour of solid materials Somatology – science of substances Sophiology – science of ideas Soteriology – study of theological salvation Snow hydrology – study of snow Spectrology – study of ghosts Spectroscopy – study of spectra Speleology – study and exploration of caves Spermology – study of seeds Sphagnology – study of peat moss Sphygmology – study of the pulse Splanchnology – study of the entrails or viscera Spongology – study of sponges Stasiology – study of political parties Statics – study of bodies and forces in equilibrium Stellar astronomy – study of stars, their origins, and their evolution. Stemmatology – study of relationships between text Stereochemistry – study of chemistry of the relative spatial arrangement of atoms that form the structure of molecules and their manipulation. Stoichiology – science of elements of animal tissues Stomatology – study of the mouth Storiology – study of folk tales Stratigraphy – study of geological layers or strata Stratography – art of leading an army Stylometry – studying literature by means of statistical analysis Suicidology – study of suicide Supramolecular chemistry – study of the chemistry of assembled molecular sub-units Symbology – study of symbols Symptomatology – study of symptoms of illness Synecology – study of ecological communities Synectics – study of processes of invention Syntax – study of sentence structure Syphilology – study of syphilis Systematics – study of the diversification of living forms, both past and present Systems science – study of systems T Taxidermy – art of curing and stuffing animals Taxonomy – study of plant, animals and microorganisms classification Tectonics – science of structure of objects, buildings and landforms Tegestology – study and collecting of beer mats Teleology – study of final causes; analysis in terms of purpose Telmatology – study of swamps Tempestology – study of tropical cyclones, e.g. hurricanes Teratology – study of birth defects and later abnormalities in living organisms Terrestrial ecology – study of terrestrial environment Teuthology – study of cephalopods Textology – study of the production of texts Thalassography – science of the sea Thanatology – study of death and its customs Thaumatology – study of miracles Theoretical computer science – science combining computer science and mathematics Theriogenology – study of animals' reproductive systems Thermodynamics – study of relation of heat to motion Thermokinematics – study of motion of heat Thermology – study of heat Therology – study of wild mammals Thremmatology – science of breeding domestic animals and plants Threpsology – science of nutrition Tidology – study of tides Timbrology – study of postage stamps Tocology – obstetrics; midwifery Tokology – study of childbirth Tonetics – study of pronunciation Topography – study of the shape and features of land surfaces Topology – study of places and their natural features Toponymics – study of place-names Toreutics – study of artistic work in metal Toxicology – study of poisons Toxophily – love of archery; archery; study of archery Traumatology – study of wounds and their effects Tribology – study of friction and wear between surfaces Trichology – study of hair and its disorders Trophology – study of nutrition Tsiganology – study of gypsies Turbology – study of tornadoes Turnery – art of turning in a lathe Typhlology – study of blindness and the blind Typography – art of printing or using type Typology – study of types of things U Uranography – descriptive astronomy and mapping Uranology – study of the heavens; astronomy Urbanology – study of cities Urenology – study of rust molds Urology – study of urine and the urinary tract V Venereology – study of venereal disease Veterinary medicine – study of medicine in domesticated animals Vexillology – study of flags Victimology – study of victims Vinology – scientific study of vines and winemaking Virology – study of viruses Vitrics – study of glassy materials; glassware Volcanology – study of volcanoes X Xenobiology – study of biological systems which do not exist in nature Xylography – art of engraving on wood Xylology – study of wood Z Zenography – study of the planet Jupiter Zooarchaeology – study of animal remains of archaeological sites Zoochemistry – study of chemistry of animals Zoogeography – study of geographic distribution of animals Zoogeology – study of fossil animal remains Zoology – study of animals Zoonomy – animal physiology Zoonosology – study of animal diseases Zoopathology – study of animal diseases Zoophysics – physics of animal bodies Zoophysiology – study of physiology of animals Zoophytology – study of plant-like animals Zoosemiotics – study of animal communication Zootaxy – science of classifying animals Zootechnics – science of breeding animals Zygology – science of joining and fastening Zymology – science of fermentation Zymurgy – branch of chemistry dealing with brewing and distilling Zythology – study of beer
Vegetarian Recipes and Lifestyle
If you are interested in being Admin for this Group, contact Dr. Seuzz. Vegetarian diets are increasingly becoming popular due to many reasons including health, religious convictions, and concerns about animal welfare or the use of antibiotics and hormones in livestock.  Regardless of your reasoning, this group is about sharing recipes, pictures, article, asking questions, and having some good discussions.  This group is not about pseudo-diets, pseudo-science, negative “educating”, or anything along those lines.    Generally speaking, the term vegetarian can have a variety of meanings, but overall, it means excluding meat from one’s diet.....but several different types exist.  For example, lacto-vegetarian diets exclude meat, fish, poultry and eggs, as well as foods that contain them, however, dairy products, such as milk, cheese, yogurt and butter, are included.  Ovo-vegetarian diets exclude meat, poultry, seafood and dairy products, but allow eggs.  Lacto-ovo vegetarian diets exclude meat, fish and poultry, but allow dairy products and eggs.  Pescatarian diets exclude meat and poultry, dairy, and eggs, but allow fish.  And finally, vegan diets exclude meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products — and foods that contain these products.  Recent studies are confirming the health benefits of meat-free eating. In case you didn’t know, Betty White is vegan.  Maybe that’s one of her secrets for longevity with a working brain 😉  Nowadays, plant-based eating is recognized as not only nutritionally sound, but also as a way to reduce the risk for many chronic illnesses. According to the American Dietetic Association, "appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases."  Compared with meat eaters, vegetarians tend to consume less saturated fat and cholesterol.  Vegetarians also consume more vitamins C and E, dietary fiber, folic acid, potassium, magnesium, and phytochemicals (plant chemicals), such as carotenoids and flavonoids. As a result, they're likely to have lower total and LDL (bad) cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and lower body mass index (BMI), all of which are associated with longevity and a reduced risk for many chronic diseases.    So, if you’re thinking about becoming a veg-head, are you convinced yet?  Vegetarians eat the good life.  Vegetarians know side dishes are your friends!  Vegetarians live longer to love longer.