chorology


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chorology

(kəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the study of the causal relations between geographical phenomena occurring within a particular region
2. (Environmental Science) the study of the spatial distribution of organisms
[C20: from German Chorologie, from Greek khōros place + -logy]
choˈrologist n

chorology

Biogeography. the study of organisms, especially their migrations and distribution. — chorologic, chorological, adj.
See also: Biology

chorology

The study of geographical relationships within a region or the distribution of plants and animals.
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