1The scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.
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- But the desire for a deeper understanding of the forest and its creatures led him back to Moscow to study zoology.
- He contributed an immense amount of research in vertebrate and invertebrate zoology and paleontology, and also wrote and lectured on the history of science.
- When the war ended, he was over 50, and instead of returning to mouse genetics he retreated into more general physiology and zoology.
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- So entomologists, marine biologists, zoologists and ornithologists also sought his assistance with fieldwork and research.
- The goal of biologists - typically, zoologists and behavioral ecologists - is to understand how animal behavior contributes to survival and reproductive success.
- The establishment is managed with due deference to conservation, and marine zoologists are on hand to oversee the well-being of the animals.
Definition of zoology in:
- The US English dictionary