zoology

Definitions

  • The Zoological Gardens
    The Zoological Gardens
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n zoology the branch of biology that studies animals
    • n zoology all the animal life in a particular region or period "the fauna of China","the zoology of the Pliocene epoch"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first museum in Moscow that was set up in 1791 was the Natural History Laboratory at Moscow University. This later was changed to the Zoological Museum
    • Zoölogy A treatise on this science.
    • Zoölogy 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.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Zoology zō-ol′ō-ji 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
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Zoö-, + -logy,: cf. F. zoologie,. See Zodiac
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. zōon, an animal, logialegein, to speak.

Usage

In literature:

It bears no less on Hampshire zoology.
"Health and Education" by Charles Kingsley
And then he looks round him for a zoological item.
"Certain Personal Matters" by H. G. Wells
Animal Physiology is allied with zoology, but more commonly stands alone.
"Practical Essays" by Alexander Bain
At least, they didn't try to Latinize things in extraterrestrial zoology any more.
"Little Fuzzy" by Henry Beam Piper
London Zoological Society, vol.
"Animal Carvings from Mounds of the Mississippi Valley" by Henry W. Henshaw
All this occurred to me late one afternoon in the great Zoological Gardens at Antwerp.
"Ways of Wood Folk" by William J. Long
The restaurant at the Zoological Gardens is well managed and much frequented.
"The Gourmet's Guide to Europe" by Algernon Bastard
This Zoological Garden, by the by, is unworthy of the beautiful city to which it belongs.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878." by Various
Again, very few people use the full phrase "Zoological Gardens" now.
"Stories That Words Tell Us" by Elizabeth O'Neill
Geology, botany and zoology were his properties by divine right.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 12" by Elbert Hubbard
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In poetry:

Now I understand: our freedom
Is only an indirect light from those times,
People and shadows stand at the entrance
To a zoological park of planets.
"The Lost Tram" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev

In news:

The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), which manages Brookfield Zoo, is happy to announce the birth of an aardvark on January 12.
Master's in zoology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1981.
The Miller Park Zoological Society made about $5,000 selling reindeer-dropping ornaments last year.
Kate Sladek, a veterinary technician for the Chicago Zoological Society, gives a bottle of milk to a male black- footed cat kitten that was born at Brookfield Zoo on February 14.
A zoology student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has won a scholarship from a national fisheries group for her academic performance and promise in the field of fisheries.
The grants included a $250,000 award to Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society for the Encounter Africa campaign.
Government and Salisbury Zoological Park officials joined READ.
Diane Gendron / Zoological Society of London via AP.
Michael Adkesson and Carlos Sanchez, associate veterinarians for the Chicago Zoological Society s Brookfield Zoo, assess the elephant during the induction of anesthesia.
The expedition sent out by the department of zoology at U.C.
He took the weekend and summer job to make some money while he earned his zoology degree from San Jose State University.
St Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.
Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.
Word spread quickly that Todd Jones, a young doctoral candidate in zoology, had something fantastic in the blue tanks of his lab at the University of British Columbia.
AP Photo/Chicago Zoological Society, Jim.
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In science:

Finally, in order to build a zoology as opposed to maintaining a zoo (as written by J.
A multivariate interlace polynomial
Makowsky : From a Zoo to a Zoology: Descriptive Complexity for Graph Polynomials, In: A.
A multivariate interlace polynomial
We note that this “zoology” of multiferroics is still work in progress, and that the discovery of new materials might require a further refinement or redefinition of previous classifications.
First Principles Studies of Multiferroic Materials
Kinney reviewed inflation zoology and the implications of WMAP on inflation models. A MC generation of 1M inflation models in the ns , r-space (r =tensor/scalar) showed WMAP to be consistent with many models, not only ”vanilla” (r = 0, ns = 1), with ns running or not, but there is no evidence for tensors.
Summary of the XXXIX Rencontres de Moriond
One psychological effect of so many images may well have been to make the peculiar galaxies seem less like freakish rarities, and more like zoological families in need of explanation.
Galaxy Collisions - Dawn of a New Era
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