Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That branch of biology which deals with the growth of organisms.

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  • noun biology The study of growth

Etymologies

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auxo- + -logy

Examples

  • J.M. Tanner has spent numerous hours teaching me the fundamentals of the branch of medicine called auxology (the study of human growth), looking at our data and helping to interpret them, guiding me through basic texts, calling my attention to the latest relevant papers, and reading and criticizing my work.

    Robert William Fogel - Autobiography

  • [1], which has been fruitfully utilized for application in different fields (among them: auxology (human growth)).

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