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 (pā′lē-ō-pĭ-dŏl′ə-jē, -pĕ-)
The study of geologically old and generally fossilized soils, especially to obtain information about the history of environmental and biological conditions on Earth.

pa′le·o·pe·do·log′i·cal (-də-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.

paleopedology, palaeopaedology

a branch of soil science that studies the soils of past geologie times. — paleopedologist, palaeopaedologist, n.paleopedologic, palaeopaedologic, paleopedological, palaeopaedological, adj.
See also: Geology
the branch of pedology that studies the soil conditions of past geologic ages. — paleopedologist, palaeopedologist, n. — paleopedologic, palaeopedologic, paleopedological, palaeopedological, adj.
See also: Soil