Definition of zoology. Meaning of zoology. Synonyms of zoology
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Definition of zoology
ZoologyZoology o*["o]l"o*gy, n.; pl. Zo["o]logies. [Zo["o]- +
-logy: cf. F. zoologie. See Zodiac.]
1. 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.
2. A treatise on this science. zoology 10. (Mus.)
(a) Produced by natural organs, as those of the human
throat, in distinction from instrumental music.
(b) Of or pertaining to a key which has neither a flat
nor a sharp for its signature, as the key of C major.
(c) Applied to an air or modulation of harmony which
moves by easy and smooth transitions, digressing but
little from the original key. --Moore (Encyc. of
Natural day, the space of twenty-four hours. --Chaucer.
Natural fats, Natural gas, etc. See under Fat, Gas.
Natural Harmony (Mus.), the harmony of the triad or common
Natural history, in its broadest sense, a history or
description of nature as a whole, incuding the sciences of
botany, zo["o]logy, geology, mineralogy,
paleontology, chemistry, and physics. In recent
usage the term is often restricted to the sciences of
botany and zo["o]logy collectively, and sometimes to the
science of zoology alone.
Natural law, that instinctive sense of justice and of right
and wrong, which is native in mankind, as distinguished
from specifically revealed divine law, and formulated
Natural modulation (Mus.), transition from one key to its
Natural order. (Nat. Hist.) See under order.
Natural person. (Law) See under person, n.
Natural philosophy, originally, the study of nature in
general; in modern usage, that branch of physical science,
commonly called physics, which treats of the phenomena
and laws of matter and considers those effects only which
are unaccompanied by any change of a chemical nature; --
contrasted with mental and moral philosophy.
Natural scale (Mus.), a scale which is written without
flats or sharps. Model would be a preferable term, as less
likely to mislead, the so-called artificial scales (scales
represented by the use of flats and sharps) being equally
natural with the so-called natural scale
Natural science, natural history, in its broadest sense; --
used especially in contradistinction to mental or moral
Natural selection (Biol.), a supposed operation of natural
laws analogous, in its operation and results, to designed
selection in breeding plants and animals, and resulting in
the survival of the fittest. The theory of natural
selection supposes that this has been brought about mainly
by gradual changes of environment which have led to
corresponding changes of structure, and that those forms
which have become so modified as to be best adapted to the
changed environment have tended to survive and leave
similarly adapted descendants, while those less perfectly
adapted have tended to die out though lack of fitness for
the environment, thus resulting in the survival of the
fittest. See Darwinism.
Natural system (Bot. & Zo["o]l.), a classification based
upon real affinities, as shown in the structure of all
parts of the organisms, and by their embryology.
It should be borne in mind that the natural system
of botany is natural only in the constitution of its
genera, tribes, orders, etc., and in its grand
Natural theology, or Natural religion, that part of
theological science which treats of those evidences of the
existence and attributes of the Supreme Being which are
exhibited in nature; -- distinguished from revealed
religion. See Quotation under Natural, a., 3.
Natural vowel, the vowel sound heard in urn, furl, sir,
her, etc.; -- so called as being uttered in the easiest
open position of the mouth organs. See Neutral vowel,
under Neutral and Guide to Pronunciation, [sect] 17.
Syn: See Native.
Meaning of zoology from wikipedia
(/zuːˈɒlədʒi/, zoo-OL-luh-jee or /zoʊˈɒlədʒi/, zoh-OL-luh-jee) or animal biology
is the branch
as an overview
of and topical guide
of animals. Zoology
, or "animal biology", is the branch
- The Journal
is a scientific journal concerning zoology
, the study
of animals. It was founded
in 1830 by the Zoological Society
- of Comparative Zoology
, full name "The Louis
of Comparative Zoology
", often abbreviated simply
to "MCZ", is the zoology museum
- Experimental Zoology
is a peer-reviewed scientific journal
of zoology established
in 1904. In 2003, the journal
of Experimental Zoology
- The Zoological Journal
of the Linnean Society
is a monthly
peer-reviewed scientific journal
of zoology published
by Oxford University Press
- International Society
of Zoological Sciences
(ISZS) was founded
research, education, and communication
. The society includes
- The Zoological Record
(ZR) is a print
and electronic index
of zoological literature
that also serves
as the unofficial register
of scientific names
- The Canadian Journal
is a peer-reviewed scientific journal
that covers zoology
. It was established
in 1951 as the continuation
- The Raffles Bulletin
is a scientific journal published
by the Raffles Museum
of Biodiversity Research
in Singapore. It publishes papers
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