pedology

(redirected from pedological)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to pedological: pedology, pedologist

pe·dol·o·gy 1

 (pē-dŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the physical and mental development and characteristics of children.


pe′do·log′ic (-də-lŏj′ĭk), pe′do·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pe′do·log′i·cal·ly adv.
pe·dol′o·gist n.

pe·dol·o·gy 2

 (pĭ-dŏl′ə-jē, pĕ-)
n.
The scientific study of soils, including their origins, characteristics, and uses.


ped′o·log′ic (pĕd′l-ŏj′ĭk), ped′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ped′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
pe·dol′o·gist n.

pedology

(pɪˈdɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) a US spelling of paedology

pedology

(pɪˈdɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Physical Geography) the study of the formation, characteristics, and distribution of soils
pedologic, pedological adj
peˈdologist n

pe•dol•o•gy1

(pɪˈdɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the scientific study of soils.
[1920–25; < Greek péd(on) earth, ground (akin to poús foot) + -logy]
ped•o•log•i•cal (ˌpɛd lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) ped`o•log′ic, adj.
pe•dol′o•gist, n.

pe•dol•o•gy2

(pɪˈdɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the scientific study of the nature and development of children.
pe•do•log•i•cal (ˌpid lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) pe`do•log′ic, adj.
pe•dol′o•gist, n.

pedology

the branch of agriculture that studies soils; soil science. — pedologist, n. — pedologic, pedological, adj.
See also: Soil
the branch of medical science that studies the physical and psychological events of childhood. — pedologist, n. — pedological, adj.
See also: Children

pedology

The study of soil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedology - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and childrenpedology - the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
neonatology - that branch of pediatric medicine concerned with the newborn; the diagnosis and treatment of neonates
References in periodicals archive ?
The main feature of the pedological profile of the soil in Fukushima prefecture's paddy fields is Gray Lowland soil (51%), Gley soil (17%), and Andosol (10%), compared to the national profile of 36% Gray Lowland, 30% Gley, and 10% Andosol.
Recently, a series of automatic storage projects using Arduino or similar brands appeared in the area of environmental monitoring, encompassing hydrological, meteorological and pedological processes, among others (Thalheimer, 2013; Fisher & Sui, 2013; Fuentes et al.
Rather, our concern is with the quality of the remainder of the data associated with basic pedological site descriptions (morphology and chemistry): the raw material of most DSM methods and the majority of other uses of soil data.
The pedological information (EMBRAPA 2006) and geotechnical survey sampling data of the water table levels (PETROBRAS 2007, WBEC 2009) provided the relevant physical properties for the hydrological group acquisition, described in Table 2.
Influence of the pedological differentiation on the development of rubber-tree cultivation in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Next, in the course of a geological and pedological survey, a report was found in a soil database [3] which stated that Russian soil belongs to an organic soil area, and that its organic soil components are mainly composed of bulky organic and humic organic matter, humic substances being especially reactive with metals [4].
The latter option might be appropriate, as the arboreal caatingas are located on a large karstic region with different pedological features when compared with the typical crystalline caatingas (Fig.
By identifying the lateral changes in colour, texture, hardness, and consistency of material extension, the weathering profiles over the quartz mica schist are broadly differentiated into three zones; pedological soil zone, intermediate zone and bedrock zone corresponding to zones I, II and III respectively.
Southern Westerlies during the Holocene deduced from geomorphological and pedological studies in the Norte Chico, Northern Chile (27-33[grados]S).
Geoheritage consists of all geological, geomorfological, pedological and special archaeological values formed within lithosphere constitution, its morphological formatting and dependence between nature and culture, which (due to their unique value) have to be under a special care of all the official factors" (MIJOVIC, 2002).