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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
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comparable task includes at least: - Construction and dismantling of transport runways in the cultural land with bbb-grab and concrete work of cable tube blocks in cultural land with pedological construction supervision with bbb maintenance in cultural land with bbb work in the field of overhead lines
The analysis was intended to provide further insights into the environmental, soil chemical and pedological controls on [Al.sub.KCl] concentrations, and hence identify the areas in New Zealand where Al toxicity may be an issue for agricultural production.
Early public architecture in southern Chile: archaeological and pedological results from the Mocha Island moundsand-platform complex.
He combines "shamanistic" and "Scythian" consciousness, revolutionary Messianism and "idea of Alash-Orda", pedological and extraterrestrial concepts, coexist Christianity and paganism, occult and pastoral, utopia and myth, prayer and prophesy.
It becomes a pedological archive: A portion of the ground beneath Manhattan's FDR Drive is built from the rubble of British buildings demolished during World War II; the area came to be known as Bristol Basin.
Pedological information on the number of soil layers, organic carbon, sand, silt, clay and rock of the soil profiles, obtained from ZEE-PA (2010) and profiles opened for soil physical and chemical analysis in the MRSB, was used to estimate all the other soil parameters necessary in the SWAT model through pedotransfer functions (Saxton & Rawls, 2006).
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.
Sequinatto, "Pedological heterogeneity of soils developed from lithologies of the pirambaia, sanga-do-cabral, and guara geological formations in southern Brazil," Revista Brasileira de Ciencia do Solo, vol.
Scholger, "Lithological and pedological influences on the magnetic susceptibility of soil: Their consideration in magnetic pollution mapping," Science of the Total Environment, vol.
Additionally, coffee trees have planted quite popularly in the Son La province due to pedological and climate conditions suitable for them, and their economic effectiveness is higher.