What does Zoology mean?

Definitions for Zoology
zoʊˈɒl ə dʒiZo·ol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fauna, zoologynoun

    all the animal life in a particular region or period

    "the fauna of China"; "the zoology of the Pliocene epoch"

  2. zoology, zoological sciencenoun

    the branch of biology that studies animals

Wiktionary

  1. zoologynoun

    that part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.

    Etymology: From ζῷον + λόγος

  2. zoologynoun

    a treatise on this science.

    Etymology: From ζῷον + λόγος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Zoologynoun

    that part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct

    Etymology: [Zoo- + -logy: cf. F. zoologie. See Zodiac.]

  2. Zoologynoun

    a treatise on this science

    Etymology: [Zoo- + -logy: cf. F. zoologie. See Zodiac.]

Freebase

  1. Zoology

    Zoology, occasionally spelled zoölogy, is the branch of biology that relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct. The term is derived from Ancient Greek ζῷον, zōon, i.e. "animal" and λόγος, logos, i.e. "knowledge, study".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Zoology

    zō-ol′ō-ji, n. the science of animal life included along with Botany within the science of Biology. The various departments of zoological study are the Morphological, Physiological, Historical, and the Ætiological.—adj. Zoolog′ical.—adv. Zoolog′ically.—n. Zool′ogist, one versed in zoology.—Zoological gardens, a place where wild animals are kept for public exhibition. [Gr. zōon, an animal, logialegein, to speak.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Zoology

    The study of animals - their morphology, growth, distribution, classification, and behavior.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zoology in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Zoology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Zoology in a Sentence

  1. David Berkowitz Chicago:

    As in zoology, monsters exist in art. It is the pervert of the formation of words, lines, colors, and sounds.

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