Advertisement

Advertisement

chorology

/ kəˈrɒlədʒɪ /

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


Discover More

Derived Forms

  • choˈrologist, noun

Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of chorology1

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

Discover More

Example Sentences

I mean Chorology, or the theory of the local distribution of organisms over the surface of the earth.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


choroid plexuschoropleth