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

Other words from zoogeography

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

First Known Use of zoogeography

1851, in the meaning defined above

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zoogeography

noun
zoo·ge·og·ra·phy | \ ˌzō-ə-jē-ˈäg-rə-fē \
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 \ or zoogeographical \-i-kəl \ adjective
zoogeographically \-i-k(ə-)le \ adverb

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