pedology 1924, from Gk. pedon “ground, earth,” from PIE root *ped- (see FOOT (Cf. foot)).

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  • Pedology — Pe*dol o*gy, n. [Gr. pai^s, paido s, child + logy.] (Med.) Pediatrics. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pedology — ☆ pedology1 [pē däl′ə jē ] n. [ PEDO 1 + LOGY] the systematic study of the behavior and development of children pedologic [pē΄dō läj′ik] adj. pedological pedologically adv. pedologist n. pedology2 [pē däl′ə jē] n. [ …   English World dictionary

  • pedology — pedology1 pedological /ped l oj i keuhl/, pedologic, adj. pedologist, n. /pi dol euh jee/, n. the science that deals with the study of soils. Also called soil science. [1920 25; PEDO 2 + LOGY] …   Universalium

  • pedology — dirvotyra statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis dirvožemio kilmę, evoliuciją, struktūrą, fizines ir chemines savybes, geografinį paplitimą ir racionalų naudojimą. Svarbiausios šakos: dirvožemio chemija,… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pedology — noun Etymology: Greek pedon + International Scientific Vocabulary logy Date: 1912 soil science • pedological also pedologic adjective • pedologist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pedology — noun a) The sub discipline of soil science that: studies soils as a component of natural systems or deals with soil genesis and soil classification or studies the soil profile or solum in its natural setting. b) The study of the behaviour and… …   Wiktionary

  • pedology — pe·dol·o·gy or chiefly Brit pae·dol·o·gy pē däl ə jē n, pl gies the scientific study of the life and development of children * * * pe·dol·o·gy (pe dolґə je) [pedo 1 + logy] the systematic study of the life and development of children …   Medical dictionary

  • pedology — study of soils Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pedology — pɪ dÉ‘lÉ™dʒɪ / dÉ’l n. study of soils; study of child development; branch of medicine that specializes in treating children …   English contemporary dictionary

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