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Nutrition : Nutrition- Humans Quiz
They include all white and true rusts, smuts, needle casts, leaf curls, mildew, sooty molds, and anthracnoses; most leaf, fruit, and flower spots; cankers;…. Zoopathology — Study of diseases of animals. Health and Literacy Intervention Outcomes: Sitology — Science of food, diet and nutrition. The findings offer a new insight into the mechanisms involved.

What is nutrition?

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Epigenetics —It is the study of mechanisms by which genes and, their products bring about phenotypic expression. Ethnobotany—It is the relationship between primitive humans and plants. Ethnology—It is science dealing with different races of man kind. Economic botany — It deals with the study of various uses of plants and their products. Environmental management — It is the assessment of environment, finding out the ways and means for remedy of environmental problems and for conservation of biodiversity so as to maintain the balance in nature.

Forensic science — Application of science for identification of various facts about blood groups, hair, poisons, narcotics, finger prints, DNA finger printing for solving civilian and criminal cases. Food technology — Study of processing and preservation of food is called food technology. Forestry or silviculture — It deals with the development of forests and the utilization of their products.

Gynaecology — Study of female reproductive organs. Gerontology — It is a branch of developmental biology which deals with the study of ageing. Genecology — Study of genetical make up of species or population in relation to habitat. Genetic engineering — The methods of artificial synthesis dna. Horticulture — It deals with the study of plants cultivated in gardens and orchards. Hypnology—Science dealing with sleep including the one from hypnosis. Helminthology— Study of parasitic worms. Herpetology — Study of reptiles.

Hepatology — Study of liver. Haematology — Study of blood. Histology — The study of the structure and chemical composition of animal and plant tissue as related to the function. Ichthyology — Study of fishes or study of fishes and amphibians. Ichnology—It is a branch of paleontology which deals with fossil foot prints. Kalology — Study of human beauty. Lepidepteriology — Study of butterflies and moths. Limnology — Study of fresh water ecology. Leprology—It is the study of leprosy its cause and cure.

Limnobiology—It is the study of fresh water. Lichenology — It is the study of lichens. Molecular biology — Study of living organisms at the molecular level. Morphology — It deals with the study of form and structure of animals. Mammology — Study of mammals Microbiology — Study of microscopic organisms. Malariology — Study of malaria. Myremecology — Study of ants is termed myremecology.

Malacology — Study of molluscs. Myology Sarcology — Study of muscles. Mastology — Study of breast including teats is called mastology. Mycology — It is the study of fungi. Neinatology — Study of nematodes round worms. Nephrology — Study of kidney. Neonatalogy — It is science of study of new borns up to twenty eight days in humans.

Neurology — Study of nervous system. Nidology - Study of nests of birds. Ornithology — Study of birds. Ophthalmology — Study of eyes.

Osteology — Study of bones Organocology — Study of development of organs under embryology. Olericulture—It is the branch of agriculture dealing with vegetables. Palaeozoology — It is the study of animal fossils. Phenology — Study of organisms as affected by seasonal climates e. Physiology — Study of functions of various parts of body is called physiology. Parasitology — Study of parasites.

Protozoology — Study of unicellular organisms. Pathology — Nature, symptoms, causes, effects, prevention and suggestive cure of disease is called pathology. Plant physiology — It is the study of various functional aspects or life processes of the plants. Plant taxonomy — It is the study of identification, nomenclature and classification of plants.

Palaeobotany — It is the study of fossils of prehistoric plants. Plant ecology — The study of relationship of plants with the environment is termed plant ecology. Plant geography — The study of distribution of plants over the surface of earth. Phycology — It is the study of algae. Plant pathology — It is the study of plant diseases, their causes, symptoms and methods of control. Pteridology — It is the study of pteridophytes. Palynology — It is the study of pollen grains and sperms.

Pomology — It is the study of fruits. Protology — It is the study of hind gut including rectum and anus. Physiotherapy — Treatment of defects by physical remedies is called physiotherapy. Protistology — It is the study of protists.

Phenology — Study of periodicity phenomenon of organisms e. Pharmacology — It is the study of medicine or drug plants. Plant breeding — It is the study of genetics in relation to selective crossing and reproduction between different plants.

Plant agronomy — It is the science of soil management and production of crops. Pharmacognsy — It is the scientific study of structural, physical, chemical and sensory characters of plants, cultivation, collection and other particulars relating to their uses. Pharmacology — Study of synthesis and effect of medicines on organisms. Phrenology — Study of mental faculties of brain including feelings. Plant Morphology — Study of form and structure of plant organ is called morphology.

Rhinology — Study of nose and olfactory organs. Serology — Study of serum ; interaction of antigens and antibodies in the blood. Splanchnology — Study of visceral cavity and its organs. Soil Science — The study of soil involving its structure, type and dynamics is called soil science. Sedimentology — Study of rocks and fossils. Space biology — It is the study of problem of survival living organisms in outer space.

Serpentology Ophiology — Study of snakes. Saurology — Study of lizards. Sitology — Science of food, diet and nutrition. Stomatology — It is the study of foregut. Speciology — Study of species. Sarcology—It is branch of anatomy which deals with fleshy parts of body. Spelaeology—Study of caves and cave life. Teratology — lt is a branch of developmental biology which deals with the study of developmental abnormalities during embryonic stages.

Taxonomy — It deals with the principles of identification, nomenclature and classification of the animals. Taphonomy — It deals with the study of conditions conducive to fossilization of organisms in the plant. Tricology — Study of hairs is called trichology. Therapeutics — Study of healing. Tectology—It is the study of structural organization animals. An international team of marine biologists has discovered a new species of the seahorse genus Hippocampus in the waters off southeast Japan.

Blue-and-yellow macaws Ara ararauna ruffle their head feathers and blush to communicate visually, according to new research from the ZooParc de Beauval A team of researchers at the University of Exeter has confirmed the classic textbook example of evolution in action — a phenomenon called industrial Humans have a remarkable ability to detect and visually identify conspecifics on the basis of their faces, which is a crucial capacity in social interactions A small new study published in the Journal of Avian Biology shows that songbirds migrating from Scandinavia to Africa in the autumn occasionally fly as According to new research led by the University of Southern Denmark, tubular structures found inside garnets pyrope and almandine from Thailand are most The aye-aye Daubentonia madagascariensis is one of the most unusual primates on Earth famed for its large eyes, big ears and bony finger used for probing Two independent teams of scientists have identified a rare cell type in airway tissue — previously uncharacterized in the literature — that The rainbow of visible colors varies over a continuous range of wavelengths, but small songbirds called zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata break it into Marine biologists have shown for the first time that corals can cooperate to catch and eat stinging jellyfish which are swept against the walls by sea Infants Use Same Gestures as Chimpanzees.

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