Zoology (C3)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Zoology (C300) The scientific study of all aspects of animal biology: their reproduction, development, physiology, behaviour, mechanics of locomotion, diseases and interactions with the environment. fl.CugSubject
Applied zoology (C310) Zoological topics of commercial or social importance, e.g. animal disease and eradication. fl.CugSubject
Cell zoology (C320) Concerned with the cellular organisation and function in animals. fl.CugSubject
Developmental & reproductive zoology (C330) The study of the reproduction and development of animals, including embryos, fertilisation, foetal growth and maturation, ovarian function, fertility and the differentiation of cells, tissues and organs. fl.CugSubject
Entomology (C340) The study of insects, including their role as pests. fl.CugSubject
Marine zoology (C350) The biological study of animals in seawater environments. fl.CugSubject
Pest science (C360) Concerned with vertebrate and invertebrate pests, their roles as disease vectors and agents of damage, and their control. fl.CugSubject
Systematic zoology (C380) The study of morphological, numerical and molecular methods of identifying and classifying living and fossil animals, including reconstruction of phylogenies. fl.CugSubject
Zoology not elsewhere classified (C390) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Zoology categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject