Branches of Zoology | Organ Oriented Branches

These branches study in detail, about a particular organ system, organ or specific tissue of the body. Morphology. Morphology (morphos-form, logos-study) refers to the study of external form, size, shape, colour, structure and relative position of various organs. Morphology can be external morphology or internal morphology. Internal morphology includes Anatomy, Histology and Cytology

1. Osteology. It is the study of bones. 

2. Neurology. Study of structure and function of nerves is known as neurology. 

3. Cardiology. It is the study of heart, blood aad blood vessels in animals. 

4. Arthrology. Study of joints is called arthrology 

5. Phenology. It is the study of organisms, affected by seasonal climate, like migration of birds. 

6. Rhinology. Study of nose and olfactory organs is called as rhinology. 

7. Tricology. Study structure of hairs is called as tricology. 

8. Ophthalmology. Study of eye and vision is known as ophthalmology. 

9. Gynaecology. Study of female reproductive organs is known as gynaecology. 

10. Dermatology. Study of structure and function of skin is known as dermatology. 

11. Haematology. It deals with the study of various aspects of blood. 

12. Hepatology. Study of liver. 

13. Immunology. It deals with the defence mechanism of the body. 

14. Myology. Study of muscles. This branch is also called sarcology. 

15. Nephrology. Study of kidneys.olete 

16. Odonotology. Study of teeth.oze s 

17. Urology. Study of urinary tract. 

18. Serology. Study of blood serum and blood circulation. 

19. Otology. Study of Ears. lozsgeausae 

20. Proctology. Study of hind gut and rectum. 

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