zoogeography


zoo·ge·og·ra·phy

noun \ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈä-grə-fē\

Definition of ZOOGEOGRAPHY

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

Origin of ZOOGEOGRAPHY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1868

zoo·ge·og·ra·phy

noun \ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈäg-rə-fē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural zoo·ge·og·ra·phies

Medical Definition of ZOOGEOGRAPHY

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

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