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Definition 1: the branch of biology that studies animals - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for zoology in the sense of this definition

(zoology is a kind of ...) the science that studies living organisms

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies mammals

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology concerned with reptiles and amphibians

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies fishes

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies the structure and behavior of mollusks

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies eggs (especially birds' eggs and their size, shape, coloration, and number)

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies birds

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies protozoans

(... is a kind of zoology ) the study of fossil animals

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies the behavior of animals in their natural habitats

(... is a kind of zoology ) the branch of zoology that studies insects

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to the ambulacra of radial echinoderms

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to alulae

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having cold blood (in animals whose body temperature is not internally regulated)

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having warm blood (in animals whose body temperature is internally regulated)

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) producing living young from eggs that hatch within the body

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) egg-laying

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) producing living young (not eggs)

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) lacking a backbone or spinal column

"worms are an example of invertebrate animals"

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having a backbone or spinal column

"fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals"

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) of or related to or resembling a snake

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or belonging to or characteristic of any worms of the phylum Annelida

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or resembling a spider

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to invertebrates of the phylum Arthropoda

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or belonging to mammals of the order Artiodactyla

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to or characteristic of birds

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to fish of the family Carangidae

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or belonging to the family Filariidae

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) relating to frogs and toads

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) of or resembling a goose

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) used of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) (zoology) cessation or slowing of activity during the summer; especially slowing of metabolism in some animals during a hot or dry period

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) a tubular organ in an aquatic animal (especially in mollusks) through which water can be taken in or expelled

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) (zoology) the cavity (in birds, reptiles, amphibians, most fish, and monotremes but not mammals) at the end of the digestive tract into which the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts open

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) (zoology) the part of a turtle's shell forming its underside

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having arms or armlike appendages

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having the body covered or partially covered with thin horny plates, as some fish and reptiles

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having joints or jointed segments

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having a body that is not divided into segments

"unsegmented worms"

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony

"coral is a colonial organism"

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) undergoing slight or no metamorphosis

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) undergoing metamorphosis

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having or resembling a foot

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) lacking a tail or taillike appendage

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having a tail or taillike appendage

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) having freedom to move about

"vagile aquatic animals"

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) without joints or jointed segments

(zoology is the domain which ... is member of) (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal

Definition 2: all the animal life in a particular region or period - [noun denoting group]

Samples where zoology or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the fauna of China
  • the zoology of the Pliocene epoch

Synonyms for zoology in the sense of this definition

(zoology is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of zoology ) the birds of a particular region or period

(zoology is a member of ...) a group of animals

(... is a member of zoology) all the plant and animal life of a particular region

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