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bi·o·ge·og·ra·phy

 (bī′ō-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the geographic distribution of organisms.

bi′o·ge·og′ra·pher n.
bi′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭk), bi′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

biogeography

(ˌbaɪəʊdʒɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Environmental Science) the branch of biology concerned with the geographical distribution of plants and animals
biogeographical, biogeographic adj
ˌbioˌgeoˈgraphically adv

bi•o•ge•og•ra•phy

(ˌbaɪ oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi)

n.
the study of the geographical distribution of living things.
[1890–95]
bi`o•ge•og′ra•pher, n.
bi`o•ge`o•graph′ic (-əˈgræf ɪk) bi`o•ge`o•graph′i•cal, adj.

bi·o·ge·og·ra·phy

(bī′ō-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plant and animal life.

biogeography

the branch of biology that studies the geographical distribution of animals and plants.
See also: Biology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biogeography - dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
Translations
Biogeographie
생물지리학
References in periodicals archive ?
The schizothoracine fishes provide a good material to study patterns of evolutionary modifications in terms of their biogeographic distribution.
The preceding observations are generally consistent with the biogeographic distribution of anemophilous species (Whitehead 1983).
Blanc, "Oxygen and carbon isotopic composition and biogeographic distribution of planktonic foraminifera in the Indian Ocean," Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol.
For biogeographic distribution analysis, Samek (1973) regionalization criterion and Tsechanovsky's Index of Biological Similarity (BSI) (Feinsinger 2004) were applied.
Analyses of the biogeographic distribution of bathyal species indicated a transitional pattern, as suggested for the shelf zone.