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Noun: zoology  zow'ó-lu-jee [N. Amer], zoo'ó-lu-jee [Brit]
  1. All the animal life in a particular region or period
    "the zoology of the Pliocene epoch";
    - fauna
  2. The branch of biology that studies animals
    - zoological science

Derived forms: zoologies

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, biological science, biology, collection

Part of: biology, biota

Encyclopedia: Zoology