zoo-geography

zoogeography

[zoh-uh-jee-og-ruh-fee]
noun
1.
the science dealing with the geographical distribution of animals.
2.
the study of the causes, effects, and other relations involved in such distributions.

Origin:
1865–70; zoo- + geography

zoogeographer, noun
zoogeographic [zoh-uh-jee-uh-graf-ik] , zoogeographical, adjective
zoogeographically, adverb
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zoogeography (ˌzəʊədʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
the branch of zoology concerned with the geographical distribution of animals
 
zooge'ographer
 
n
 
zoogeographic
 
adj
 
zoogeo'graphical
 
adj
 
zoogeo'graphically
 
adv

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zoogeography   (zō'ə-jē-ŏg'rə-fē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the geographic distribution of animals. See more at biogeography.
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