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pedology

noun pe·dol·o·gy \pi-ˈdä-lə-jē, pe-\

Definition of PEDOLOGY

ped·o·log·i·cal \ˌpe-də-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also ped·o·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
pe·dol·o·gist \pi-ˈdä-lə-jist, pe-\ noun

Origin of PEDOLOGY

Greek pedon + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy
First Known Use: 1900

pedology

noun pe·dol·o·gy   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pe·dol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PEDOLOGY

:  the scientific study of the life and development of children

Variants of PEDOLOGY

pe·dol·o·gy or chiefly British pae·dol·o·gy \pē-ˈdäl-ə-jē\

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