Zoology

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-->The science of animals.
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Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ zoology
zoology
zoonomy
zoography
zootomy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ anatomy
anatomy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ comparative anatomy
comparative anatomy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ animal physiology
animal physiology
comparative physiology
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ morphology
morphology
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mammalogy
mammalogy
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ anthropology
anthropology
ornithology
ichthyology
herpetology
ophiology
malacology
helminthology
entomology
oryctology
paleontology
mastology
vermeology
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ichthy
ichthy
&c. ichthyotomy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ taxidermy
taxidermy
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ zoologist
zoologist
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PARAG:Zoology->Adj
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Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ zoological
zoological
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  • Zoology — (from Greek ζῷον , zoon , animal + λόγος , logos , knowledge ) is the branch of biology concerned with the study of animals.NameThe pronunciation of zoology is IPA|/zoʊˈɑləʤɪ/; however, an alternative pronunciation is IPA|/zuˈɑləʤɪ/.cite web |url …   Wikipedia

  • Zoology — o*[ o]l o*gy, n.; pl. {Zo[ o]logies}. [Zo[ o] + logy: cf. F. zoologie. See {Zodiac}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zoology — (n.) 1660s, from Mod.L. zoologia, from Gk. zoion animal (see ZOO (Cf. zoo)) + logia study (see LOGY (Cf. logy)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • zoology — The older pronunciation zoh ol ǝ ji, favoured by OED editors and supposedly by zoologists themselves, has largely given way in general use to zoo ol ǝji (influenced by the common shortening zoo). Despite occasional complaints this form is likely… …   Modern English usage

  • zoology — ► NOUN 1) the scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals. 2) the animal life of a particular region or geological period. DERIVATIVES zoological adjective zoologically adverb zoologist… …   English terms dictionary

  • zoology — [zō äl′ə jē; ] often [ zo͞oäl′ə jē] n. [ModL zoologia: see ZOO & LOGY] 1. the branch of biology that deals with animals, their life, structure, growth, classification, etc. 2. the animal life of an area; fauna 3. the characteristics or properties …   English World dictionary

  • zoology — /zoh ol euh jee/, n., pl. zoologies. 1. the science or branch of biology dealing with animals. 2. a treatise on zoology. 3. the animal life of a particular region. [1660 70; ZOO + LOGY] * * * Branch of biology concerned with members of the animal …   Universalium

  • zoology — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. life science, science of organisms, biological science, natural history; see biology , life 1 , natural science . Branches of zoology include: histology, embryology, endocrinology, cytology, physiology, evolution, human… …   English dictionary for students

  • zoology — UK [zuˈɒlədʒɪ] / US [zoʊˈɑlədʒɪ] / US [zuˈɑlədʒɪ] noun [uncountable] the scientific study of animals the department of zoology a zoology degree …   English dictionary

  • zoology — Natural Nat u*ral (?; 135), a. [OE. naturel, F. naturel, fr. L. naturalis, fr. natura. See {Nature}.] 1. Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character; according to nature; essential;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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