Pedology vs Podology - What's the difference?

pedology | podology |


As nouns the difference between pedology and podology

is that pedology is 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 or pedology can be the study of the behaviour and development of children while podology is podiatry, chiropody.

pedology

English

Etymology 1

(etyl) + -logy.

Noun

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  • 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.
  • See also

    * edaphology * soil scientist

    Etymology 2

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    Alternative forms

    * (British) * (l) (British) * paidology

    Noun

    (-)
  • The study of the behaviour and development of children.
  • podology

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • podiatry, chiropody