subscience

noun
sub·​sci·​ence | \ ˈsəb-ˌsī-ən(t)s How to pronounce subscience (audio) \
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

First Known Use of subscience

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Subscience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subscience. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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