Origin of pedology1
- the scientific study of the nature and development of children.
Origin of pedology2
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- a US spelling of paedology
- the study of the formation, characteristics, and distribution of soils
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Word Origin and History for pedology
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- The study of the physical, mental, and social development and characteristics of children.
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- The scientific study of soils, including their origins, characteristics, and classification.
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