Ancient Greek πέδον (pédon, “soil”) + -logy.
- The sub-discipline of soil science that: studies soils as a component of natural systems or deals with soil genesis and soil classification or studies the soil profile or solum in its natural setting.
pedo- + -logy, from Ancient Greek: παῖς (paîs, “child”) and -λογία (-logía, “branch of study, to speak”).
- The study of the behaviour and development of children.
study of children's behaviour