adj. pertaining to the relative growth of a part in relation to a whole body; pertaining to the scientific study of relative growth

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  • allometric — al·lo·met·ric …   English syllables

  • allometric — When the growth rate of one part of an organism differs from that of another part or of the rest of the body …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • allometric — adjective relating to or marked by allometry • Pertains to noun: ↑allometry • Derivationally related forms: ↑allometry * * * allometˈric adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑allo …   Useful english dictionary

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