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Explore Ology Words and their Field of Study
What is Ology? Ology is a suffix referring to the "study of" something. Ology is a science,a discipline, a field of study,a subject of study, a branch of knowledge.This blog provides list of A - Z English words ending with the suffix -ology and their field of study.

Ology Words P

Ology Suffix Words Starting with P

Paedology the study of children
Paidonosology the study of children's diseases
Paleoanthropology the study of extinct members of the genus,Homo sapiens.
Paleobiology  the study of prehistoric life
Paleoclimatology  the study of prehistoric climates
Palaeoanthropology the study of early humans
Paleoecology the study of fossil animals and plants in order to deduce their ecology and the environmental conditions in which they lived
Paleontology  the study of ancient life
Paleophytology  the study of fossil plants
Paleozoology  the study of animal fossils and ancient animal life
 the study of paleobiology of birds
the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
Palynology  the study of dust
Papyrology   is the study of ancient literature, correspondence, legal archives, etc.,as preserved in manuscripts written on papyrus
Parapsychology  the study of paranormal phenomena involving the human mind
Parasitology  the study of parasites
Pathology  the study of illness
Pedology  the study of soils in their natural environment
Penology  the study
the science of face reading
 the study of rocks 
Pharmacology  the study of drugs
Phenology   the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate.
Phenomenology  the study of structures of consciousness as experienced from the first-person point of view
Philology  the humanistic study of historical linguistics
Phlebology  the branch of medicine that deals with veins and their diseases
Phonology  the study of vocal sounds
Phrenology the study of the shape of the skull as an indication of mental abilities and
character traits
Phycology  the study of algae
Physiology  the study of mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living
Phytology  the study of plants
Phytopathology  the study of plant diseases
Phytosociology  the study of the ecology of plant communities
Piphilology   the study of remembering the digits of pi
Planetology  the study of planets and solar systems
Planktology  the study of plankton
Pomology  the scientific study and cultivation of fruits
Posology  the study of drug dosage
Primatology  the study of primates
Proctology the scientific study of the hind regions (rectum, anus, colon| and pelvic floor) of the body
Psephology  the study of political elections
Psychobiology the study of the effects of cognition, emotions, and experience on animal physiology
Psychology  the science of mental life
Psychopathology  the study of mental illness or mental distress 
Psychopharmacology  the study of psychotropic or psychiatric drugs
Psychophysiology  the branch of physiology that deals with the interaction of the mind and
physiological processes
the study of the lungs and respiratory function
Pogonology the study of beards
Pyrology the scientific study of the effects of heat or flame, often in regards to explosives or chemical compounds.
Punnology the art or practice of punning; paronomasia
Pharyngology the study of throat 
Phraseology the study of phrases
Phrenology the study of bumps on the head
Phycology the study of algae and seaweeds
Pelology the study of mud
Philematology the act or study of kissing
Podology the study of feet
Polemology the study of war
Psephology the study of election results and voting trends
Pseudology the art or science of lying
Pteridology the study of ferns
Pterylology the study of distribution of feathers on birds
Pyretology the study of fevers
Pyrgology the study of towers
Pyroballogy the study of artillery
Primatology the study of primates
Pestology the science of pests
Pharology   is the scientific study of lighthouses and signal lights, their construction
and illumination
 Paleolimnology is the study of past conditions of inland fresh water bodies