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Branches of Biology
Agronomy

The study of crops and the soils in which
they grow.
Anatomy

The study of the structure of living things.
Anthropology

The study of humanity
Bacteriology

Study of bacteria.
Biochemistry

The study of the chemical processes that
occur within cells.
Biogeography

The study of the distribution of species
around the world and the causes of this
distribution.
Botany

The study of plants
Cytology

The study of cells
Ecology

The study of how organisms interact with
each other and with the environment.
Entomology

The study of insects
Embryology

The study of how embryos develop.
Ethology

The study of animal behavior.
Exobiology

The study/search for life outside our
planet.
Genetics

The study of heredity (how traits are
passed from parent to offspring)
Herpetology

The study of reptiles & amphibians.
Horticulture

The study of growing garden plants.
Ichthyology

The study of fish
Microbiology

The study of organisms too small to be
seen with the unaided eye.
Oceanography

The study of oceans and seas.
Paleontology

The study of prehistoric life.
Physiology

The study of the mechanical, physical, and
biochemical functions of living organisms.
Taxonomy

The study of how organisms are classified
into groups.
Virology

The study of viruses.
Zoology

The study of animals.