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zoology

 [zo-ol´ah-je]
the biology of animals.

zo·ol·o·gy

(zō-ol'ŏ-jē), Avoid the mispronunciation zū-ŏl'ō-jē.
The branch of biology that deals with animals.
[zoo- + G. logos, study]

zoology

(zō-ŏl′ə-jē, zo͞o-)
n. pl. zoolo·gies
The branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure, physiology, development, and classification of animals.

zo·ol′o·gist n.

zo·ol·o·gy

(zō-ol'ŏ-jē) Avoid the mispronunciation zū-ŏl'ō-jē.
The branch of biology that deals with animals.
[zoo- + G. logos, study]

zoology

the study of animals.
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"Zoologists must continue to explore this area in order to discover and describe new species in this highly diverse, but also threatened region," the researcher said.
Zoologists undertaking research in universities usually specialise in one of the many branches of zoology.
Zoologists work in universities and government research institutions, the NHS and medical research establishments, water authorities, zoos and wildlife trusts, and environmental protection agencies.
Forget discreet discussions or hushed curses under the breath ( conflicts with colleagues could be better resolved with a flail of an arm and a series of grunts, zoologists claimed today.
European zoologists said it appears to be similar to a specimen found in Florida in 1896 that was named 'octopus giganteus'.
University of California biology professor David Woodruff said: "Zoologists will need to recognise the different species of elephant, all of which need protection."
We are discovering that molecular biologists are needing the assistance of mathematicians and computer scientists; chemists need physicists; zoologists need everybody.
After Celice and Joseph, the married zoologists at the center of Jim Crace's novel, die in the first paragraph, their bodies spend the rest of the book concealed by the tall grass and sand dunes along Baritone Bay.
Zoologists (scientists who study animals), on the other hand, value the coelacanth as a living fossil.
Besides presenting research papers on different topics in various technical sessions of the Congress, highly talented and acclaimed zoologists will be decorated with Mujib Memorial Gold Medal, Muzaffar Ahmad Gold Medal, Muhammad Afzal Hussain Qadri Memorial Gold Medal, Prof.
Zoologists believe stripes offer zebras protection from predators in a couple of different ways.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new research by zoologists has indicated that elevated water temperatures and heightened concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) can dramatically increase the growth rate of a keystone species of sea star.