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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

/zo·ol·o·gy/ (zo-ol´o-je) the biology of animals.

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.

zoology

[zō·ol′əjē]
the study of animal life.

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.

zoology

the biology of animals.
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Zoologists can follow a wide range of specialisms studying various branches of the animal kingdom, their behaviour, ecology and environment
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.
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.
Smith, who had the chance of examining it, recognized it as a coelacanth, a primitive fish that zoologists thought had been extinct for seventy million years-to have vanished from the Earth while dinosaurs still existed.
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.
Zoologists developed a scheme to save the Baiji by setting up a conservation reserve in a 21-kilometre oxbow lake which was once part of the Yangtze.