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noun, plural: zones

(1) (ecology) An encircling area or region of growth, such as a zone of grassland around a hill, or a region with features characterizing it from the other regions, such as in Sea Zonation

(2) (anatomy) Zona; an encircling structure


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Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

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Microbiology Case Study Help

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