Chorology

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chorology

[kə′räl·ə·jē]
(ecology)
The study of how organisms are distributed geographically.

Chorology

 

the branch of biology that studies various biological phenomena in a spatial perspective. Phytochorology, or plant chorology, is the branch of plant geography concerned with the geographic distribution of species and other taxa of the plant kingdom; zoochorology deals with the distribution of animal taxa. Usually individual species or genera are studied.