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zoogeography

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noun zoo·ge·og·ra·phy \ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈä-grə-fē\

Definition of zoogeography

  1. :  a branch of biogeography concerned with the geographic distribution of animals and especially with the determination of the areas characterized by specific groups of animals and the study of the causes and significance of such groups

zoo·ge·og·ra·pher play \-fər\ noun
zoo·geo·graph·ic play \-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ or zoo·geo·graph·i·cal play \-fi-kəl\ adjective
zoo·geo·graph·i·cal·ly play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of zoogeography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1868


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zoogeography

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noun zoo·ge·og·ra·phy \ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈäg-rə-fē\

Medical Definition of zoogeography

plural zoo·ge·og·ra·phies

  1. :  a branch of biogeography concerned with the geographical distribution of animals and especially with the determination of the areas characterized by special groups of animals and the study of the causes and significance of such groups

  2. zoo·geo·graph·ic \-ˌjē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\play or zoo·geo·graph·i·cal \-i-kəl\play adjective
    zoo·geo·graph·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)le\play adverb




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