from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the change in proportion of various parts of an organism as a consequence of growth.
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- n. The science studying the differential growth rates of the parts of a living organism's body part or process.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole.
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- n. the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
In this study, I compare patterns of intracranial allometry and morphologic diversity between the domestic dog and wild canid species.
Ontogenetic allometry in the fang in the front-fanged Causus rhombeatus Viperidae displaces the fang along the upper jaw.
Temperature-mediated transitions between isometry and allometry in a colonial, modular invertebarte.
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Patterns of growth and allometry were similar between ponds of different hydroperiods, but considerable life history variation was derived from modulating the timing of and size at metamorphosis.
Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium who has studied allometry, or size scaling, since graduate school.
Encephalization data was then used to map changes in relative brain size within specific clades (known as reconstructing a scaling allometry).
Placental invasiveness and brain-body allometry in eutherian mammals Cholesterol metabolism in the central nervous system during early development and in the mature animal
Atmospheric oxygen level affects growth trajectory, cardiopulmonary allometry and metabolic rate in the American alligator
Using a combination of recently developed phylogenetic multivariate allometry analyses and comparative methods that can identify distinct rates of evolution, even in highly correlated traits, we studied brain structure evolution in a highly variable clade of ray-finned fishes; the Tanganyikan cichlids.