isogony

noun
isog·​o·​ny | \ ī-ˈsäg-ə-nē How to pronounce isogony (audio) \
plural isogonies

Medical Definition of isogony

: relative growth in such a way that the rate of growth of each part is the same as that of the whole

called also isauxesis

Learn More about isogony

Cite this Entry

“Isogony.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isogony. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

Comments on isogony

What made you want to look up isogony? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!