subscience

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ science

Noun[edit]

subscience (plural subsciences)

  1. A scientific discipline that forms part of a larger science.
    • 2007 September 11, Elissa Ely, M.D., “In an Age of Images, Teaching Pathology by Hand”, New York Times:
      Neurology, after all, is a subscience of anatomy — the symptoms of brain disorders are directly related to the sites of lesions — yet many neurology residencies no longer require brain-cutting time.