subscience

noun
sub·sci·ence | \ˈsəb-ˌsī-ən(t)s \
variants: or sub-science
plural subsciences or sub-sciences

Definition of subscience 

: a field of science that is part of a broader field the subscience of evolutionary biology … science is a diverse, social enterprise that has … developed different methodologies in different subsciences— Carlin Romano

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1834, in the meaning defined above

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