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pedogenesis

noun pe·do·gen·e·sis \ˌpē-dō-ˈje-nə-səs\

variant of

  1. :  reproduction by young or larval animals :  neoteny

paedogenetic

play \-jə-ˈne-tik\ or

paedogenic

play \-ˈje-nik\ adjective

paedogenetically

play \-jə-ˈne-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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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

pedogenic

play \-ˈje-nik\ less commonly

pedogenetic

play \-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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