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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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The HGL framework methodology relies upon several specialists from different disciplines and skills, including geologists, hydrologists, geomorphologists, pedologists, botanists, land resource planners, extension staff and local land managers.
The geography of the participants of the conference was not limited to pedologists from various regions (from Khabarovsk to Kaliningrad) and subjects of Russia (from Tatarstan, Kalmykia, North Ossetia-Alania, Kabardino-Balkaria).
During the last decade more than a dozen geologists and some pedologists and botanists have tackled the surficial deposits of western Ohio for a reinterpretation of Ice Age history.
of Idaho, Moscow) update again this reference for graduates and advanced undergraduate students, and professional pedologists and other earth scientists.
They fascinated Australian pedologists for decades.
The manual is intended as an operational tool for pedologists, agronomists, environmentalists, and other specialists who evaluate land for agriculture and forestry; and for stakeholders and policy makers who make decisions at the local level based on the knowledge of the nature of soil.
organisms, topography, and time, some pedologists, or soil scientists,
While some chapters in the first part of the book cover ground known to the expert researcher through work by Ralph Fisher and Isabel Tirado, the subsequent discussion of different views on youth propounded by educationalists, pedologists (itself a profession that needs historical revival), and psychologists is a genuinely new contribution to the field, which often simply assumes that Soviet usage of the term "youth" is synonymous with the one circulating in the West.
The new $100M National Land and Water Information Service (NLWIS) will, however, not only implement web-accessible soil mapping applications required to protect surface and groundwater supplies, it will also provide the opportunity to train the next generation of pedologists needed to ensure a future federal soil survey in Canada.