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Every Day Science acarology -- study of mites accidence -- grammar book; science of inflections in grammar aceology -- therapeutics acology -- study of medical remedies acoustics -- science of sound 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 bacteriology -- study of bacteria balneology -- the science of the therapeutic use of baths barodynamics -- science of the support and mechanics of bridges barology -- study of gravitation 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 biology -- study of life biometrics -- study of biological measurement bionomics -- study of organisms interacting in their environments botany -- study of plants bromatology -- study of food brontology -- scientific study of thunder campanology -- the art of bell ringing carcinology -- study of crabs and other crustaceans cardiology -- study of the heart caricology -- study of sedges carpology -- study of fruit cartography -- the science of making maps and globes cartophily -- the hobby of collecting cigarette cards castrametation -- the art of designing a camp catacoustics --science of echoes or reflected sounds catalactics -- science of commercial exchange catechectics -- the art of teaching by question and answer

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Every Day Science

acarology-- study of mitesaccidence-- grammar book; science of inflections in grammaraceology-- therapeuticsacology -- study of medical remediesacoustics -- science of soundadenology -- study of glandsaedoeology -- science of generative organsaerobiology -- study of airborne organismsaerodonetics-- science or study of glidingaerodynamics -- dynamics of gases; science of movement in a flow of air or gasbacteriology -- study of bacteriabalneology -- the science of the therapeutic use of bathsbarodynamics-- science of the support and mechanics of bridgesbarology-- study of gravitationbatology-- the study of bramblesbibliology-- study of booksbibliotics-- study of documents to determine authenticitybioecology-- study of interaction of life in the environmentbiology -- study of lifebiometrics-- study of biological measurementbionomics-- study of organisms interacting in their environmentsbotany-- study of plantsbromatology -- study of foodbrontology -- scientific study of thundercampanology-- the art of bell ringingcarcinology-- study of crabs and other crustaceanscardiology-- study of the heartcaricology-- study of sedgescarpology -- study of fruitcartography -- the science of making maps and globescartophily-- the hobby of collecting cigarette cardscastrametation -- the art of designing a campcatacoustics--science of echoes or reflected soundscatalactics-- science of commercial exchangecatechectics -- the art of teaching by question and answercetology -- study of whales and dolphinschalcography-- the art of engraving on copper or brasschalcotriptics-- art of taking rubbings from ornamental brasseschaology -- the study of chaos or chaos theorycharacterology -- study of development of characterchemistry-- study of properties of substanceschirocosmetics-- beautifying the hands; art of manicure

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diabology-- study of devilsdiagraphics-- art of making diagrams or drawingsdialectology -- study of dialectsdioptrics -- study of light refractiondiplomatics -- science of deciphering ancient writings and textsdiplomatology-- study of diplomatsdocimology-- the art of assayingdosiology-- the study of dosesdramaturgy -- art of producing and staging dramatic works

Egyptology-- study of ancient Egyptekistics-- study of human settlementelectrochemistry-- study of relations between electricity and chemicalselectrology -- study of electricityelectrostatics-- study of static electricityembryology-- study of embryosemetology -- study of vomitingemmenology -- the study of menstruationendemiology-- study of local diseasesendocrinology-- study of glandsenigmatology-- study of enigmasentomology-- study of insectsentozoology-- study of parasites that live inside larger organismsenzymology-- study of enzymesephebiatrics-- branch of medicine dealing with adolescenceepidemiology-- study of diseases; epidemicsfluviology -- study of watercoursesfolkloristics-- study of folklore and fablesfuturology-- study of futuregarbology-- study of garbagegastroenterology -- study of stomach; intestinesgastronomy-- study of fine dininggemmology-- study of gems and jewelsgenealogy-- study of descent of familiesgenesiology-- study of reproduction and hereditygenethlialogy-- the art of casting horoscopesgeochemistry-- study of chemistry of the earth's crustgeochronology--- study of measuring geological timegeogeny-- science of the formation of the earth's crustgeogony-- study of formation of the earthgeography-- study of surface of the earth and its inhabitantsgeology -- study of earth's crustgeomorphogeny-- study of the origins of land formsgeoponics-- study of Agriculturehydrography-- study of investigating bodies of waterhydrokinetics-- study of motion of fluids

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hydrology-- study of water resourceshydrometeorology-- study of atmospheric moisturehydropathy -- study of treating diseases with waterhyetology-- science of rainfallhygiastics -- science of health and hygienehygienics-- study of sanitation; healthhygiology-- hygienics; study of cleanlinesshygrology-- study of humidityhygrometry -- science of humidityhymnography-- study of writing hymnshymnology -- study of hymnshypnology-- study of sleep; study of hypnosishypsography-- science of measuring heightsiamatology -- study of remediesiatrology-- treatise or text on medical topics; study of medicineiatromathematics-- archaic practice of medicine in conjunction with astrologyichnography-- art of drawing ground plans; a ground planichnology-- science of fossilized footprintsichthyology-- study of Fishiconography-- study of drawing symbolsiconology-- study of icons; symbolsideogeny-- study of origins of ideasideology -- science of ideas; system of ideas used to justify behaviouridiomology-- study of idiom, jargon or dialectidiopsychology-- psychology of one's own mindimmunogenetics-- study of genetic characteristics of immunityimmunology-- study of immunityimmunopathology-- study of immunity to diseaseinsectology -- study of insectsirenology -- the study of peace

koniology -- study of atmospheric pollutants and dustktenology -- science of putting people to deathkymatology -- study of wave motionlabeorphily-- collection and study of beer bottle labelslarithmics-- study of population statisticslaryngology -- study of larynxlepidopterology -- study of butterflies and mothsleprology-- study of leprosylexicology -- study of words and their meaningslexigraphy-- art of definition of wordslichenology -- study of lichenslimacology-- study of slugslimnobiology-- study of freshwater ecosystemslimnology -- study of bodies of fresh waterlinguistics -- study of language

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lithology-- malariology study of malariamammalogy-- study of mammalsmanège-- the art of horsemanshipMariology-- study of the Virgin Marymartyrology-- study of martyrsmastology-- study of mammalsmathematics-- study of magnitude, number, and formsmazology-- mammalogy; study of mammalsmechanics -- study of action of force on bodiesmeconology-- study of or treatise concerning opiummelittology -- study of beesmereology-- study of part-whole relationshipsmesology -- ecologymetallogeny-- study of the origin and distribution of metal depositsmetallography-- study of the structure and constitution of metalsmetallurgy-- study of alloying and treating metalsnidology -- study of nestsnomology-- the science of the laws; especially of the mindnoology-- science of the intellectnosology -- study of diseasesnostology-- study of senilitynotaphily-- collecting of bank-notes and chequesnumerology -- study of numbersnumismatics-- study of coinsnymphology-- study of nymphsobstetrics-- study of midwiferyoceanography-- study of oceansoceanology -- study of oceansodology -- science of the hypothetical mystical force of ododontology-- study of teethoenology-- study of winesoikology -- science of housekeepingolfactology-- study of the sense of smellombrology -- study of rainoncology -- study of tumoursoneirology -- study of dreamsorthography-- study of spellingorthopterology-- study of cockroachesoryctology -- mineralogy or paleontologyosmics-- scientific study of smellsosmology-- study of smells and olfactory processesosphresiology-- study of the sense of smellosteology -- study of bonesotology -- study of the earotorhinolaryngology-- study of ear, nose and throat

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paedology-- study of childrenpaedotrophy-- art of rearing childrenpaidonosology-- study of children's diseases; pediatricspalaeoanthropology-- study of early humanspalaeobiology -- study of fossil plants and animalspalaeoclimatology-- study of ancient climatespalaeolimnology-- study of ancient Fishpalaeolimnology-- study of ancient lakespalaeontology-- study of fossilsphilately-- study of postage stampsphilematology -- the act or study of kissingphillumeny-- collecting of matchbox labelsphilology -- study of ancient texts; historical linguisticsphilosophy-- science of knowledge or wisdomphoniatrics -- study and correction of speech defectsphonology -- study of speech soundspsychology-- study of mindpsychopathology-- study of mental illnesspsychophysics-- study of link between mental and physical processespteridology -- study of fernspterylology -- study of distribution of feathers on birdspyretology -- study of feverspyrgology -- study of towerspyroballogy-- study of artillerypyrography-- study of woodburningquinology -- study of quinineraciology-- study of racial differencesradiology-- study of X-rays and their medical applicationsreflexology-- study of reflexesrhabdology -- knowledge or learning concerning divining rodsrhabdology -- art of calculating using numbering rodsrheology -- science of the deformation or flow of matterrheumatology-- study of rheumatismrhinology-- study of the noserhochrematics-- science of inventory management and the movement of productsrunology -- study of runessarcology-- study of fleshy parts of the bodysatanology -- study of the devilscatology-- study of excrement or obscene literatureschematonics-- art of using gesture to express tonessciagraphy-- art of shadingscripophily -- collection of bond and share certificatessedimentology -- study of sedimentseismology -- study of earthquakesselenodesy-- study of the shape and features of the moonselenology-- study of the moon

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semantics -- study of meaningsemantology-- science of meanings of wordssemasiology-- study of meaning; semanticstopology-- study of places and their natural featurestoponymics-- study of place-namestoreutics -- study of artistic work in metaltoxicology -- study of poisonstoxophily -- love of archery; archery; study of archerytraumatology-- study of wounds and their effectstribology -- study of friction and wear between surfacestrichology-- study of hair and its disorderstrophology-- study of nutritiontsiganology-- study of gypsiesturnery-- art of turning in a lathetyphlology-- study of blindness and the blindtypography-- art of printing or using typetypology-- study of types of things

ufology-- study of alien spacecrafturanography-- descriptive astronomy and mappinguranology-- study of the heavens; astronomyurbanology-- study of citiesurenology-- study of rust moldsurology -- study of urine; urinary tractvenereology-- study of venereal diseasevermeology-- study of wormsvexillology-- study of flagsvictimology-- study of victimsvinology -- scientific study of vines and winemakingvirology-- study of virusesvitrics-- glassy materials; glassware; study of glasswarevolcanology -- study of volcanoesvulcanology-- study of volcanoesxylography-- art of engraving on woodxylology -- study of woodzenography-- study of the planet Jupiterzoiatrics-- veterinary surgeryzooarchaeology-- study of animal remains of archaeological siteszoochemistry-- chemistry of animalszoogeography-- study of geographic distribution of animalszoogeology -- study of fossil animal remainszoology-- study of animalszoonomy-- animal physiologyzoonosology-- study of animal diseaseszoopathology-- study of animal diseaseszoophysics-- physics of animal bodies

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zoophysiology -- study of physiology of animalszoophytology-- study of plant-like animalszoosemiotics-- study of animal communicationzootaxy-- science of classifying animalszootechnics-- science of breeding animalszygology -- science of joining and fasteningzymology -- science of fermentationzymurgy-- branch of chemistry dealing with brewing and distilling

Scientific Instruments

 Hydrometer measures humidity• Barometer measures atmospheric pressure• Purity of milk is measured by lactometer• Fathometer measures the depth of oceans.• Sextant is used for measuring altitude of Sun and other heavenly bodies• Chronometer records accurate time on ships• Algesimeter indicates the degree of sensitiveness of skin• Altimeter measures altitudes• Ammeter measures current• Anemometer records velocity of wind• Cyamometer measures blueness of sky or ocean• Dasymeter measures density of gas• Galvanometer measures small electric current• Hydrometer measures relative density of liquids• Hygrometer measures humidity in atmosphere• Hypsometer measures atmospheric pressure to ascertain elevations by determining boiling point of liquid. Or Hypsometer is an instrument for measuring the height above sea level.• Manometer measures pressure of gases• Micrometer measures minute distances• Periscope is used for viewing objects above eye level• Cyclotron is used for electromagnetic acceleration of charged atoms• Geiger counter is used for detecting and recording radioactivity. It was invented by Hans Geiger (1882-1945)• Pyrometer measures high temperatures• Refrectometer measures refractive index of a substance• Seismograph measures intensity of earthquake• Telstar transmits wireless or T.V broadcast• Viscometer measures viscosity of liquids• Spiro graph records the movement of lungs• Photometer measures rate of transpiration• Scotograph is used for enbling blind to write• Eratosthenes measures distance round the earth

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• Kaldio-scopes have proved helpful in finding the amount of dampness in soil• Mohr’s scale measures degree of hardness of minerals• RBC and WBC is bloods are counted by Hemocytometer.• Manometer is the instrument of measuring gas pressure.• Spectrometer instrument for measuring the spectrum of light.• The variation in the blood flow can be heard with an instrument called _ stethoscope _ • What is measured by an interferometer-Wavelength of light• Hydrophone is used for measuring sound under water.• Magnometer is an instrument designed to compare the magnetic movement and field.• Potometer is used to measure the rate of respiration in animal and plants.• For measuring solar radiation we use pyrheliometer.• Actimometer measures direct heating power of the Sun.• Ammeter is use for measuring current strength.• Manometer is the instrument of measuring gas pressure.• Spectrometer instrument for measuring the spectrum of light.• The measurement of rainfall is made by an instrument known as rain gauge• What is measured with an ombrometer-Rainfall• The instrument used to measure very high temperature: Infrared pyrometers• Mechanical energy into electrical energy: Generator

• Heat energy into mechanical energy: Heat engine or steam engine.• Electrical energy into mechanical energy: Electrical Motor• Electrical energy into sound energy: Loudspeaker• Sound energy into electrical energy: Microphone• The device used to measure radioactivity: Geiger-Muller tube• The device which converts the chemical energy into electrical energy: Battery• The device used to measure radioactivity. Geiger counter• Hygrometer is instrument used for measuring humidity of air.• Heliscope is used for viewing the sun.• What does a potometer measure- Water intake• Clinical thermometer usually measures in Fahrenheit.• Actimometer measures direct heating power of the Sun.• Ammeter is use for measuring current strength• Voltammeter is an electrolytic cell for conducting electrolytic dissociation of electrolyte.• What does a drosomoter measure: Dew• Relative density of an atmosphere is measured by hygrometer.• Spirograph is an apparatus used for recording the movement of the lungs.• The maximum limit of sound beyond which a person can become deaf is 129 lbs.• Charles K Rhodes developed an X-Ray emitting laser in 1990.• Son meter is an instrument used to study the behavior of vibrating string.• The instrument used for measuring the velocity of wind is known as anemometer.Altimeter: an apparatus used in aircraft for measuring altitudes.Ammeter: is used for to measure intensity of sound.Anemometer: is an instrument for measuring the force and velocity of wind.Audiometer: an instrument to measure intensity of sound.

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Audiophone: is an instrument required for improving imperfect sense of hearing.Barograph: for continuous recording of atmospheric pressure.Barometer: is an apparatus used for measuring the atmospheric pressure.Binoculars: is an instrument used for seeing distant objects, the rays of light are twice reflected by means of right-angled prisms.Callipers: a compass with legs for measuring the inside or outside diameter of bodies.Calorimeter: an instrument used for measuring quantities of heat.Carburettor: is an apparatus for charging air with petrol vapours in an internal combustion engine.Cardiogram: a medical instrument used for tracing the movements of the heart.Cardiograph: is a medical instrument for tracing heart movements.Chronometer: is an instrument kept on board the ships for measuring accurate time.Cinematograph: It consists of a series of lenses arranged to throw on a screen an enlarged image of photographs. The lens system which forms the image on the screen is termed the focusing lens.Commutator: split ring which forms the main part of a D.C. Dynamo.Compass needle: for knowing approximately the North-South direction at a place.Crescograph: is an instrument for use in recording growth of plants; invented by J.C. Bose.Dip Circle: It is an instrument used to determine the angle between the direction of the resultant intensity of earth’s field and the horizontal component at a place. This particular angle is know as the dip of that place.Drinker’s apparatus: to help breathing in infantile paralysis.Dynamo: The origin of electricity in a Dynamo is the transformation of mechanical energy into electrical energy. It depends on the principle of electro-magnetic induction whereby a current is produced on traversing a magnetic field.Electroencephalograph (EEG): It is the technique of recording and interpreting the electrical activity of the brain. Records of the electrical activity of the brain, commonly known as "brain waves", are called electroencephalograms or electroencephalographs. EEG is the common abbreviation for both the technique and the records.Epidiascope: for projecting films as well as images of opaque articles on a screen.Eudiometer: It is a glass tube for measuring volume changes in chemical reactions between gases.Fathometer: is an instrument used for measuring depth of the ocean.Galvanometer: an instrument for measuring currents of small magnitude.G.M. Counter (Geiger Muller Counter): This special device is used for detecting the presence of radiation and counting certain atomic particles

Gramophone: an instrument with which we can reproduce the sound recorded by a suitable recording apparatus. It is fitted with a special type of apparatus known as sound box invented by Berliner.Gravimeter: is an instrument for recording measurement under water and to determine the presence of oil deposits under water.Gyroscope: is an instrument used to illustrate dynamics of rotating bodies. It is a type of spinning wheel fixed to the axle.Hydrometer: is an instrument used for measuring the specific gravity of liquids.

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Hydrophone: is an instrument used for recording sound under water.Hygrometer: is an instrument used for measuring humidity in air.Kymograph: is an instrument used to record graphically various physiological movements i.e., blood pressure, heart beating, study of lungs etc in living beings.Lactometer: is an apparatus used for measuring the purity of milk.Manometer: for determining the pressure of a gas.Mariner’s Compass: is an apparatus which is used to guide the sailors. The needle always points north-south.Micrometer: is an instrument used for converting sound i.e., fraction of the lowest division of a given scale.Microphone: is an instrument used for converting sound waves into electrical vibrations.Microscope: is an instrument which is used for magnifying minute objects by a lens system.Microtome: is used for cutting an object into thin parts for microscopic inspection.Odometer: is an instrument by virtue of which the distance covered by wheeled vehicles is recorded. Periscope: It is usually used by the crew of a submarine to survey the ships etc, on the surface of the sea while the submarine is under water. It also enables the sailors to observe objects on the other side of an obstacle without exposing themselves.Phonograph: is an instrument used for reproducing sound.Photometer: is an apparatus used to compare the illuminating power of two sources of light.Pipette: It is a glass tube with the aid of which a definite volume of liquid may be transferred.Potentiometer: is used for comparing the e.m.f.s, of cells, measurements of the thermal e.m.f.s, large potential differences and currents. It is also used for measuring low resistances.Psychrometer: is an instrument for measurement of the humidity of the atmosphere.Pyrometer: is an instrument for recording high temperatures from a great distance (i.e., for recording temperature of the sun etc.) by making use of the laws of radiation.Radar: Radio, Angle, Detection And Range is used to detect the direction and range of an approaching aeroplane by means of radio microwaves.Rain Gauge: is an apparatus for recording of rainfall at a particular place.Radiometer: is an instrument for measuring the emission of radiant energy.Refractometer: is an instrument to measure refractive indices.Saccharimeter: is an instrument for determining the amount of sugar in a solution. It is used in breweries.Seismometer or Seismograph: is an instrument used for recording earthquake shocks.Sextant: is an instrument invented by John Hadley used for measuring the altitude of the sun and of other inaccessible heavenly bodies.Spectrometer: (1) It is a type of spectroscope suitable for the precise measurements of refractive indices. (2) An instrument for measuring the energy distribution of a particular type of radiation.Speedometer: is an instrument which indicates speed at which a vehicle is moving.Spherometer: is an instrument for measuring curvature of surfaces.Sphygmomanometer: an instrument used for measuring arterial blood-pressure.

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Sphygmophone: an instrument, with the help of which a pulse beat makes a sound.Sphygmoscope: an instrument, by virtue of which, arterial pulsations become visible.Stereoscope: It is a special type of binocular, through which a double photograph snapped from two different angles by a two-lensed camera is viewed in solid relief.Stethoscope: is an instrument to hear and analyse movements of heart and lungs.Stop watch: for recording small intervals of time in the laboratory, in races and other events.Stroboscope: is an instrument for viewing objects moving rapidly with a periodic motion and to see them as if they were at rest.Tachometer: is an instrument for determining speeds of aeroplanes and motor boats.Telephone: a device by virtue of which two persons at two different places can communicate. It consists of two main parts (i) a microphone and (ii) a receiver. Teleprinter: an instrument which prints automatically messages sent from one place to another, on telegraph lines.Telescope: is an apparatus used for observing distant objects.Theodolite: is an instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles. Thermocouple: an instrument based on thermo-electricity used for measuring temperatures.Thermometer: is an apparatus used for measuring temperature.Thermostat: It is an instrument used to regulate the temperature to a particular degree.Viscometer: is an instrument to measure viscosity