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Flashcards in -ology Words Deck (42):
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alalogy

algae

2

anthropology

human beings—their distributions, origins, classifications, physical characteristics, environmental and social relations, and cultures

3

archaeology

remains of past human life and activities

4

axiology

values and value judgments (e.g., in ethics)

5

cryptology

codes and ciphers

6

cytology

cell and its functions

7

deontology

ethics

8

enology

wines and wine making

9

entomology

insects

10

epistemology

the nature, grounds, and limits of knowledge

11

eschatology

end of the world

12

ethology

animal behavior under natural conditions

13

etiology

causes of phenomena

14

gerontology

aging and the problems of the aged

15

hagiology

saints and other revered persons

16

herpetology

reptiles and amphibians

17

histology

living tissue

18

homology

similarity in structure (thought to be due to common origin)

19

horology

measurement of time

20

ichthyology

fishes

21

kinesiology

principles of mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

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limnology

fresh waters

23

mammalogy

mammals

24

morphology

structures and forms of plants and animals; word formation in a language

25

mycology

fungi

26

numismatology

coins

27

oncology

tumors

28

ontology

nature and relations of being

29

ornithology

birds

30

paleontology

fossils

31

parasitology

parasites and parasitism

32

pathology

diseases

33

philology

language, speech, linguistics, and literature

34

physiology

functions and activities of living organisms

35

primatology

primates, especially other than recent humans

36

radiology

use of radiant energy (X rays, radium, etc.) in the diagnosis and treatment of disease

37

teleology

final causes or purpose in nature

38

thanatology

death and dying

39

toxicology

poisons, their effects, and the problems involved

40

urology

urinary system

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virology

structure and function of viruses

42

zoology

animals