chorology

noun

the study of the causal relations between geographical phenomena occurring within a particular region
the study of the spatial distribution of organisms

Nearby words

  1. choroiditis,
  2. choroido-,
  3. choroidocyclitis,
  4. choroidopathy,
  5. choroidoretinitis,
  6. choropleth,
  7. chorrie,
  8. chorrillos,
  9. chorten,
  10. chortle

Derived Formschorologist, noun

Word Origin for chorology

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

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