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  • adjective Focusing on animals; giving preference to animals above all other considerations.

Etymologies

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zoo- + -centric

Examples

  • There's just SO MUCH untapped diversity and opportunity for biologists of all sorts to truly study eukaryotic evolution as it ought to be studied ... which is why I get so livid over how cell biology is generally taught -- from this dull, lifeless zoocentric "This gene is linked to cancer" perspective where they seem to think that memorising signal transduction pathways is a worthwhile activity.

    Research Blogging - All Topics - English

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  • Centred on the animal world.

    May 23, 2008