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pedology

(pē-dŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the physical and mental development and characteristics of children.

pe′do·log′ic (-də-lŏj′ĭk), pe′do·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pe′do·log′i·cal·ly adv.
pe·dol′o·gist n.
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Storozhenko (Institute of Biology and Pedology, Vladivostok) for useful comments on an early draft of the manuscript, Ms Th.
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You need an honours degree in pedology to work out the going at Haydock these days, with reports frequently suggesting that the ground is firm in some places and soft in others.