biogeographical


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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.
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Adj.1.biogeographical - of or relating to or involved with biogeographybiogeographical - of or relating to or involved with biogeography
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