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

zoogeographer

play \ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈä-grə-fər\ noun

zoogeographic

play \ˌzō-ə-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fik\ or

zoogeographical

play \ˌzō-ə-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fi-kəl\ adjective

zoogeographically

play \ˌzō-ə-ˌjē-ə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of zoogeography

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1868


Medical Dictionary

zoogeography

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

Medical Definition of zoogeography

plural

zoogeographies

  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

zoogeographic

\-ˌjē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\play or

zoogeographical

\-i-kəl\play adjective

zoogeographically

\-i-k(ə-)le\play adverb

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