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geneaology
account of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor
abiogenesis
spontaneous generation (development of life from lifeless matter)
cardiology
science dealing with the action and diseases of the heart
bacteriology
science dealing with the study of bacteria
geneaology
account of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor
biology
science dealing with the study of living organisms
geology
science dealing with the earth's histoy as recorded in rocks
meteorology
science dealing with the atmosphere and weather
dermatology
science dealing with the skin and its diseases
criminology
scientific study of crimes and criminals
necrology
list of persons who have died recently
ecology
science dealing with the relation of living things to their environment and to each other
morphology
scientific study of the forms and structures of plants and animals, or form and structure of an organism or any of its parts
mythology
account or study of myths
technology
use of science to achieve a practical purpose; applied science
neurology
scientific study of the nervous system and its diseases
antibiotic
antibacterial substance produce by a living organism
amphibious
able to live on both land and in water
ethnology
branch of anthropology dealing with human races, their origin, distribution, culture, etc.
theology
study of religious ideas
sociology
study of the evolution, development, and functioning of human society
paleontology
science dealing with life in the remote past as recorded in fossils
pathology
sceince dealing with the nature and causes of disease, or something abnormal
biogenesis
development of life from life
anthropology
science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and beliefs of humankind
petrology
scientific study of rocks
psychology
science of the mind
physiology
science dealing with the functions of living things or their organs