Scientific Fields (Hard)

A vocabulary enriching hard puzzle containing some easy answers and some less known fields.
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Last updated: October 15, 2012
First submittedOctober 15, 2012
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HINT: Most of these words have the suffix -ology or -ics (but not all).
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Study of celestial bodies.
Astronomy
Specialty of medicine concerned with ears, nose and throat.
Otorhinolaryngology
Study of the behaviour of matter.
Physics
Study of the properties of gases.
Aerodynamics
Pseudoscience dedicated to the study of fabulous animals.
Cryptozoology
Study of the properties of matter.
Chemistry
Study of magnitude, number, forms, etc
Mathematics
Study of malformations and physiological aberrations.
Teratology
Study of the meaning of words
Semantics
Study of light.
Optics
Study of the properties of matter subject to the Heisenberg Limit.
Quantum Mechanics
Study of the heart
Cardiology
Study of human movement and posture.
Kinesiology
Science of education and teaching
Pedagogy
Study of reptiles and anphibians.
Herpetology
Study of plants.
Botany
Study of muscles.
Myology
Branch of Onomastics concerned with the names of places.
Toponymics
Study of language
Linguistics
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Study of the mind.
Psychology
Study of smells and olfactory processes
Osmology
Study of the skin.
Dermatology
Study of religion.
Theology
Study of alloys and the transformation of metals.
Metallurgy
Study and organization of numerical facts and probabilities.
Statistics
Study of the patterns of disease in a population.
Epidemiology
Study of signs and signals.
Semiology
Dentistry.
Odontology
Study of the moon.
Selenology
Veterinary medicine.
Theriatrics
Folkloristics. Study of fables, legends, etc.
Mythology
Study of sound.
Acoustics
Study of miracles.
Thaumatology
Specialty of pediatrics dedicated to newborn infants.
Neonatology
Study of mountains
Orology
Study of plant nutrition and soil yelds
Agrobiology
Study of the blood.
Hematology
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Level 16
Jan 14, 2013
"Study of the properties of gases" should read "Study of the PHYSICAL properties of gases" - should be easier to guess that way. Not worth resubmitting the quiz and resetting all stats because of such a minute detail though...