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pedogenesis

noun pe·do·gen·e·sis

less common spelling of

  1. :  reproduction by young or larval animals :  neoteny


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pedogenesis

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

Definition of pedogenesis

  1. :  the formation and development of soil

pedogenic

play \ˌpe-də-ˈje-nik\ or less commonly

pedogenetic

play \ˌpe-də-jə-ˈne-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pedogenesis

New Latin, from Greek pedon + Latin genesis


First Known Use: 1935


Medical Dictionary

pedogenesis, pedogenetic

pe·do·gen·e·sis

Medical Definition of pedogenesis

variant of paedogenesis, paedogenetic

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