Biogeographic
Biogeography Bi`o*ge*og"ra*phy, n. [Gr. bi`os life + E. geography.] The branch of biology which deals with the geographical distribution of animals and plants. It includes both zo["o]geography and phytogeography. -- {Bi`o*ge`o*graph"ic}, a. -- {Bi`o*ge`o*graph"ic*al*ly}, adv. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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