subscience

noun

sub·​sci·​ence ˈsəb-ˌsī-ən(t)s How to pronounce subscience (audio)
variants or sub-science
plural subsciences or sub-sciences
: 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 subsciencesCarlin Romano

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subscience was in 1834

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Cite this Entry

“Subscience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subscience. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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