Biogeography Definition

bīō-jē-ŏgrə-fē
noun
The branch of biology that deals with the geographical distribution of plants and animals.
Webster's New World
The study of the geographic distribution of organisms.
American Heritage Medicine
The definition of biogeography is the study of the places where animals and plants are distributed.
An example of biogeography is classifying the floral region of South American as Neotropical, and the floral region of North American as Boreal.
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(uncountable) The study of the geographical distribution of living things.

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The geographical distribution of a particular living thing.
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The scientific study of the geographic distribution of plant and animal life. Factors affecting distribution include the geologic history of a region, its climate and soil composition, and the presence or absence of natural barriers like deserts, oceans, and mountains. Biotic factors such as interactions among competing species, coevolutionary influences, and the reproductive and nutritional requirements of populations and species are also studied. &diamf3; A biogeographic region is a large, generally continuous division of the Earth's surface having a distinctive biotic community. Biogeographic regions are usually defined separately for floral and faunal communities and are largely restricted to the terrestrial areas of the Earth.
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biogeography
Plural:
biogeographies

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