pedology

noun
pe·​dol·​o·​gy | \ pi-ˈdä-lə-jē How to pronounce pedology (audio) , pe- \

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Other Words from pedology

pedological \ ˌpe-​də-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce pedological (audio) \ or less commonly pedologic \ ˌpe-​də-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce pedologic (audio) \ adjective
pedologist \ pi-​ˈdä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce pedologist (audio) , pe-​ \ noun

First Known Use of pedology

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pedology

Greek pedon + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy

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“Pedology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pedology. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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pedology

noun
pe·​dol·​o·​gy
variants: or chiefly British paedology \ pē-​ˈdäl-​ə-​jē How to pronounce paedology (audio) \
plural pedologies

Medical Definition of pedology

: the scientific study of the life and development of children

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