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biogeography

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noun bio·ge·og·ra·phy \-jē-ˈä-grə-fē\

Definition of biogeography

  1. :  a science that deals with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

biogeographer

play \-grə-fər\ noun

biogeographic

play \-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ or

biogeographical

play \-fi-kəl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of biogeography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1894


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biogeography

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noun bio·ge·og·ra·phy \-jē-ˈäg-rə-fē\

Medical Definition of biogeography

plural

biogeographies

  1. :  a branch of biology that deals with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

biogeographic

\-ˌjē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\play or

biogeographical

\-i-kəl\play adjective



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