zoogeography

noun zoo·ge·og·ra·phy \ 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

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


Medical Dictionary

zoogeography

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

medical Definition of zoogeography

plural zoogeographies
: 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

play \-ˌjē-ə-ˈgraf-ik\ or zoogeographical play \-i-kəl\ adjective

zoogeographically

play \-i-k(ə-)le\ adverb

Learn More about zoogeography


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up zoogeography? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sticky or viscid

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!