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chorology

noun
  1. the study of the causal relations between geographical phenomena occurring within a particular region
  2. the study of the spatial distribution of organisms
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Derived Formschorologist, noun

Word Origin

C20: from German Chorologie, from Greek khōros place + -logy
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