Meaning of allometry


Pronunciation: (u-lom'i-trē), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole organism or some part of it.
  2. the measurement or study of this growth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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