the science dealing with the geographical distribution of animals.
the study of the causes, effects, and other relations involved in such distributions.

Nearby words

  1. zoogenesis,
  2. zoogenic,
  3. zoogenous,
  4. zoogeny,
  5. zoogeog.,
  6. zooglea,
  7. zoogloea,
  8. zoograft,
  9. zoografting,
  10. zoographic

Origin of zoogeography

First recorded in 1865–70; zoo- + geography

Related formszo·o·ge·og·ra·pher, nounzo·o·ge·o·graph·ic [zoh-uh-jee-uh-graf-ik] /ˌzoʊ əˌdʒi əˈgræf ɪk/, zo·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivezo·o·ge·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for zoogeography



the branch of zoology concerned with the geographical distribution of animals
Derived Formszoogeographer, nounzoogeographic (ˌzəʊəˌdʒɪəˈɡræfɪk) or zoogeographical, adjectivezoogeographically, adverb

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Science definitions for zoogeography



The scientific study of the geographic distribution of animals. See more at biogeography.
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