bio- + geography
biogeography (countable and uncountable, plural biogeographies)
- (uncountable) The study of the geographical distribution of living things
- The geographical distribution of a particular living thing
2004, Brian P. Hedlund & James T. Staley, “Microbial Endemism and Biogeography”, in Alan T. Bull, editor, Microbial Diversity and Bioprospecting, ↑ISBN, page 225:
- First, any international traveler knows that many pathogenic microbes, both viral and bacterial, have distinct biogeographies.
study of geographical distribution of living things