A. Structural Zoology

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Zoology is a branch of science which deals with the study of animals. Listed below are the branches of Zoology. A. STRUCTURAL ZOOLOGY
1. MORPHOLOGY – study of animal form and structure
2. ANATOMY – study of the different structures of an organism 3. HISTOLOGY – study of tissue
4. CYTOLOGY – study of the structure and function within the cell

B. DEVELOPMENTAL ZOOLOGY
1. EMBRYOLOGY – study of the growth and development of fertilized egg 2. ONTOGENY – study of the developmen of an individual
3. GENETICS – study of heredity and variation

C. FUNCTIONAL ZOOLOGY
1. ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY – study of the living process or function of an animal 2. ETHOLOGY – study of animal behavior in response to stimulus

D. SYSTEMIC ZOOLOGY / TAXONOMY
1. PROTOZOOLOGY – study of one celled organism
2. ENTOMOLOGY – study of insects
3. CONCHOLOGY – study of shells
4. MALACOLOGY – study of mullosks, soft bodied organism
5. ICHTYOLOGY – study of fish
6. HERPETOLOGY – study of reptiles
7. ORNITOLOGY – study of birds
8. MAMMALOGY – study of mammals
9. HELMINTOLOGY – study of worms
10. APICULTURE – study of honeybees
11. ANTHROPOLOGY – study of man
12. CARCINOLOGY – study of crustaceans

E. DISTRIBUTIONAL ZOOLOGY
1. ZOOGEOGRAPHY – distribution of animals on earth surface 2. ECOLOGY – relationship between organisms with their environment F. HISTORICAL ZOOLOGY
1. PALEONTOLOGY – study of fossils and past life
2. PHYLOGENY – study of development of a group race
3. EVOLUTION – origin and diffentiation of animal life
4. ECONOMIC ZOOLOGY – study of the economic value of animals F. MEDICAL ZOOLOGY
1. PARASITOLOGY – study of parasites
2. PATHOLOGY – study of abnormal structures and nature, symptoms and causes of diseases
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