zoogeography

noun
zoo·​ge·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈä-grə-fē How to pronounce zoogeography (audio) \

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

Other Words from zoogeography

zoogeographer \ ˌzō-​ə-​jē-​ˈä-​grə-​fər How to pronounce zoogeographer (audio) \ noun
zoogeographic \ ˌzō-​ə-​ˌjē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce zoogeographic (audio) \ or zoogeographical \ ˌzō-​ə-​ˌjē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fi-​kəl How to pronounce zoogeographical (audio) \ adjective
zoogeographically \ ˌzō-​ə-​ˌjē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce zoogeographically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of zoogeography

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Zoogeography.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoogeography. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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zoogeography

noun
zoo·​ge·​og·​ra·​phy | \ ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈäg-rə-fē How to pronounce zoogeography (audio) \
plural zoogeographies

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

Other Words from zoogeography

zoogeographic \ -​ˌjē-​ə-​ˈgraf-​ik How to pronounce zoogeographic (audio) \ or zoogeographical \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce zoogeographical (audio) \ adjective
zoogeographically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)le How to pronounce zoogeographically (audio) \ adverb

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