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allometry


allometry

noun al·lom·e·try \ə-ˈläm-ə-trē\
plural al·lom·e·tries

Definition of ALLOMETRY

:  relative growth of a part in relation to an entire organism or to a standard; also :  the measure and study of such growth
al·lo·me·tric \ˌal-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
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