astrophysics : the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of heavenly bodies.
biochemistry : the study of chemical processes of living things.
biometry : the application of mathematics to the study of living things.
bionics : the study of functions, characteristics and phenomena observed in the living world and the application of this knowledge to the world of machines.
bionomics : the study of the relation of an organism to its environments.
biophysics : the physics of vital processes (living things).
calisthenics : the systematic exercises for attaining strength and gracefulness.
ceramics : the art and technology of making objects from clay, etc. (pottery).
chemistry : the study of elementary and their laws of combination and behaviour.
chemotherapy : the treatment of disease by using chemical substances.
chronology : the science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates and historical order of past events.
conchology : the branch of zoology dealing with the shells of mollusks.
cosmogony : the science of the nature of heavenly bodies.
cosmography : the science that describes and maps the main feature of the universe.
cosmology : the science of the nature, origin and history of the universe.
crystallography : the study of the structure, forms and properties of crystals.
crygenics : the science dealing with the production, control and application of very low temperatures.
cytochemistry : the branch of cytology dealing with the chemistry of cells.
cytogenetics : the branch of biology dealing with the study of heredity from the point of view of cytology and genetics.
cytology : the study of cells, especially their formation, structure and functions.
dactylography : the study of fingerprints for the purpose of identification.
dactyliology : the technique of communication by signs made with the fingers. it is generally used by the deaf.
ecology : the study of the relation of animals and plants to their surroundings, animate and inanimate.
econometrics : the application of mathematics in testing economic theories.
economics : the science dealing with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
epidemiology : the branch of medicine dealing with epidemic diseases.
ethnography : a branch of anthropology dealing with the scientific description of individual cultures.
ethnology : a branch of anthropology that deals with the origin, distribution and distinguishing characteristics of the races of mankind.
eugenics : the study of the production of better offspring by the careful selection of parents.
genealogy : the study of family ancestries and histories.
genecology : the study of genetical composition of plant population in relation to their habitats.
genetics : the branch of biology dealing with the phenomena of heredity and the laws governing it.
geobotany : the branch of botany dealing with all aspects of relations between plants and the earth's surface.
geochemistry : the study of the chemical composition of the earth's crust and the changes which take place within it.
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Best Bodyweight Exercises for a Strong Core
Lie on back with feet together, legs extended, and hands behind head with elbows wide. Raise right foot straight up to the ceiling, keeping left leg extended and left foot a few inches from the floor. Perform a standard crunch, then lower upper body to about an inch from the floor and switch legs.
Elementary English Grammar Test
Different kinds of adverbs go in different positions in a clause. Here are some general rules (Note: these rules apply both to one-word adverbs and to adverb phrases of two or more words.)
Verb and object
We do not usually put adverbs between a verb and its object.
[...adverb + verb + object] [verb + adverb + object]
I very much like my job. (NOT I like very much-my job.)
[...verb + object + adverb]
She speaks English well. (NOT She speaks well English.)
Initial, mid and end position
There are three normal positions for adverbs:
a. initial position (at the beginning of a clause)
- Yesterday morning something very strange happened.
b. mid-position (with the verb - for the exact position)
- My brother completely forgot my birthday.
c. end position (at the end of a clause)
- What are you doing tomorrow?
Most adverb phrases (adverbs of two or more words) cannot go in mid-position. Compare:
- He got dressed quickly. He quickly got dressed.
- (Quickly can go in end or mid-position.)
- He got dressed in a hurry. (NOT He in a hurry got dressed.)
- (In a hurry cannot go in mid-position.)
What goes where?
a. initial position
- Connecting adverbs (which join a clause to what came before). Time adverbs can also go here .
- However, not everybody agreed. (connecting adverb)
- Tomorrow I've got a meeting in Cardiff, (time adverb)
- Focusing adverbs (which emphasize one part of the clause); adverbs of certainty and completeness; adverbs of indefinite frequency; some adverbs of manner.
- He's been everywhere — he's even been to Antarctica, (focusing adverb)
- It will probably rain this evening, (certainty)
- I've almost finished painting the house, (completeness)
- My boss often travels to America, (indefinite frequency)
- He quickly got dressed, (manner)
Adverbs of manner (how), place (where) and time (when) most often go in end-position.
- She brushed her hair slowly. (manner)
- The children are playing upstairs. (place)
- I phoned Alex this morning. (time)