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The study of the geographic distribution of fossil organisms.

pa′le·o·bi′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭk), pa′le·o·bi′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(ˌpeɪ li oʊˌbaɪ oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

the study of the distribution of ancient plants and animals.
pa`le•o•bi`o•ge`o•graph′ic (-əˈgræf ɪk) pa`le•o•bi`o•ge`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
pa`le•o•bi`o•ge•og′ra•pher, n.
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