Definition of Biogeography

1. Noun. Dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants.

Generic synonyms: Biological Science, Biology
Derivative terms: Biogeographical



Definition of Biogeography

1. n. The branch of biology which deals with the geographical distribution of animals and plants. It includes both zoögeography and phytogeography.

Definition of Biogeography

1. Noun. The study of the geographical distribution of living things ¹

2. Noun. The geographical distribution of a particular living thing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biogeography

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Medical Definition of Biogeography

1. The study of the distribution of different species of organisms aroundthe planet and the factors that influenced that distribution. (21 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biogeography

biogenous
biogens
biogeny
biogeochemical
biogeochemically
biogeochemicals
biogeochemist
biogeochemistry
biogeochemists
biogeographer
biogeographers
biogeographic
biogeographical
biogeographical region
biogeographies
biogeography (current term)
biogeophysical
biogeotechnology
biogerontological
biogerontologist
biogerontologists
biogerontology
biognosis
biograph
biographed
biographee
biographees
biographer
biographers
biographette

Literary usage of Biogeography

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"... biogeography and Paleogeographic History Current Distribution Distribution of the Genus and Species Arceuthobium is widely distributed in the Northern ..."

2. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology and Siviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"In this chapter, the present understanding of biogeography and evolutionary systematics of the family Dipterocarpaceae is reviewed and whenever possible ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"1993. Prance, GT 1982. Biological Diversification in the Tropics. Columbia University Press. New York. Prance, GT 1987. biogeography of Neotropical Plants. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"A general treatise on biogeography is a hazardous undertaking at the present time; the science of the geographical distribution of the life upon the earth ..."

5. The Journal of Geography (1915)
"Since geography is the study of the earth's relation to life, the science may be divided into physical geography and biogeography. ..."

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