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paleobiogeography

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the geographic distribution of fossil organisms.

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  • n. The scientific study of the prehistoric distribution of plants and animals.

Etymologies

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paleo- +‎ biogeography

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  • (n): the study or inference of ancient species, population or community distributions based upon the study of aspects of the fossil and geological record of those entities.

    December 31, 2008