Chorology
Chorology Cho*rol"o*gy, n. [Gr. ? place + -logy.] (Biol.) The science which treats of the laws of distribution of living organisms over the earth's surface as to latitude, altitude, locality, etc. [1913 Webster]

Its distribution or chorology. --Huxley. [1913 Webster]


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  • chorology — study of the processes governing natural geographical distribution …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • chorology — science of the geographic description of anything Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • chorology — cho·rol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • chorology — /kəˈrɒlədʒi/ (say kuh roluhjee) noun the branch of geography that deals with the systematic description and analysis of the geographical distribution of organisms in regions. {choro (combining form of Greek choros place) + logy} –chorologist,… …   Australian English dictionary

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