Recent Examples of zoology from the Web
The former San Diego State zoology/biology major, who grew up here, works for the Earth Discovery Institute, a small nonprofit based in El Cajon, as its education and outreach biologist.
Education: Bachelor’s in zoology from the University of New Hampshire; master’s in education from Pepperdine University; doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Southern California.
For over 50 years, Cunningham kept developing the potential of this study of zoology.
Morris is a specialist in zoology and primates, and a best-selling author.
Schevill was part of an expansive collecting trip launched by Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology.
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Origin and Etymology of zoology
New Latin zoologia, from zo- + -logia -logy
First Known Use: 1663See Words from the same year
ZOOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of zoology for English Language Learners
: the branch of science that involves the study of animals and animal behavior
ZOOLOGY Defined for Kids
Definition of zoology for Students
1 : a branch of biology concerned with the study of animals and animal life
2 : animal life (as of a region) the zoology of Australia
Medical Definition of zoology
1: a branch of biology that deals with the classification and the properties and vital phenomena of animals
2: the properties and vital phenomena exhibited by an animal, animal type, or group
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