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pedogenesis

Definition of pedogenesis

  1. variant of paedogenesis




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pedogenesis

play
noun ped·o·gen·e·sis \ˌpe-də-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of pedogenesis

  1. :  the formation and development of soil

ped·o·gen·ic play \-ˈje-nik\ also ped·o·ge·net·ic play \-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective


Origin of pedogenesis

New Latin, from Greek pedon + Latin genesis


First Known Use: 1935


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pedogenesis, pedogenetic

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