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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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Lorenzetti R, Barbetti R, Fantappie M, L'abate G, Costantini EA (2015) Comparing data mining and deterministic pedology to assess the frequency of WRB reference soil groups in the legend of small scale maps.
Perhaps, the importance of activities of microorganisms in the study of soil is captured by [25], a father of soil pedology that a natural body of degraded mineral or organic material cannot be considered a "soil" without soil organisms.
Besides the rainfall and pedology of the region, the presence of shallow and sandy soils and accentuated slope can also intensify the dynamics of these herbicides from terrestrial to aquatic systems, according to Spongberg & Martin-Hayden (1997).
In summary, the inclusion of fairy tales in children's education should be supported, first, by folklore, otherwise they are not fairy tales; second, by pedology, otherwise they are not suitable for education"(281).
Terroir is too complicated, and TTB officials are not sufficiently versed in the evolving sciences of viticulture, enology, geography, pedology (soil science), geology and climatology.
A study of landscape reveals the fundamental geology, the pedology, the biology (including lichenology), microclimatology, history, and sociology.
However, this study has extended its investigations to fields other than corrosion, such as geology and pedology, discovering that the fulvic acid in Russian soil contributes to chromium plating film corrosion through its interaction with a component in de-icing agents.
The pedology of the CPD is very complex and a high number of soil types can be found in the region (Marques et al.
Thomas: "Restoring Teachers to Their Rights: Soviet Education and the 1936 Denunciation of Pedology," History of Education Quarterly, Vol.
Kearn GC (1976) Observations on monogenean parasites from the nasal fossae of European rays: Empruthotrema raiae (MacCallum, 1916) Johnston and Tiegs, 1922 and E torpedinis sp nov from Torpedo marmorata Proceedings of the Institute of Biology and Pedology, Far Eastern Science Centre, Vladivostok USSR.
Four different scenarios were modeled based on the assumption that the land use exerts the highest influence on the pollution input to the Barra Bonita reservoir, since features as soil, geomorphology, geology, pedology, precipitation and geographic distance of each sub-basin to reservoir did not undergo changes in short time spans such as the period under study.