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zoology Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun all the animal life in a particular region or period
    fauna.
    • the fauna of China
    • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
  2. noun the branch of biology that studies animals
    zoological science.
WordNet

Zo*öl"o*gy noun (Also<
  • Zoology
  • Zoölogy
)
Etymology
Zoö- + -logy: cf. F. zoologie. See Zodiac.
Wordforms
plural Zoölogies
Definitions
  1. That part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.
  2. A treatise on this science.

Webster 1913


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