Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Sub Branches of Biology:

Following are the main sub branches of biology.
1: MORPHOLOGY: Branch of biology that deals with the study of external characteristics of living organisms.

2: ANATOMY: Branch of biology that deals with the study of internal characteristics of living organisms.

3: HISTOLOGY: Branch of biology that deals with the study of Tissues of plants and animals under microscope.

4: CYTOLOGY: 
Branch of biology that deals with the study of structure, function, and composition of cell and organelles of plants animals.

5: PHYSIOLOGY: 
Branch of biology that deals with the study of functions and activities of various organs.

6: ECOLOGY: 
Branch of biology that deals with the study of relationship of organisms between eachother and with their non living environment. It is also known as Environment Biology.

7: EMBRYOLOGY: 
Branch of biology that deals with the study of progressive development changes which occur after zygote formation up to the formation of organism.

8: TAXONOMY: Branch of biology that deals with the study of description, identification, classification and scientific naming of an organism according to their similarities and dissimilarities.

9: GENETICS: 
Branch of biology that deals with the study of transmission of hereditary characters from parents to their offsprings.

10: PALEONTOLOGY: 
Branch of biology that deals with the study of plants and animals now founds as fossils in the rocks. It is further divide in to two branches.
a: Paleobotany: It is the study of plant fossils.
b: Paleozoology: It is the study of animal fossils.

11: BIOTECHNOLOGY: 
Branch of biology that deals with the study of applications of biological processes for the benefit of the mankind.

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