allometry

noun al·lom·e·try \ ə-ˈlä-mə-trē \
|Updated on: 22 May 2018

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

allometric

play \ˌa-lə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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1912

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allometry

noun al·lom·e·try \ ə-ˈläm-ə-trē \

medical Definition of allometry

plural allometries
: relative growth of a part in relation to an entire organism or to a standard; also : the measure and study of such growth

allometric

play \ˌal-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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