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
allo- + -metry (Wiktionary)