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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Descriptive morphology; the systematic investigation, tabulation, and description of the structure of animals, including comparative anatomy, histology, and embryology, and the distribution of animals in time and in space, with special reference to their classification; general or systematic zoölogy.
  • n. The descriptive science of land forms.

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