Meaning allometry
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Measurement of the rate of growth of a part or parts of an organism relative to the growth of the whole organism. [2]
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Biological scaling relationships, be it for morphological traits, physiological traits or ecological traits; the study of the relationship between size and shape. © 2010 by Nature Education Knowledge.
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Change in proportions with body size. For example, the size of a stag’s antlers relative to its body size increases with body size.
Source: evolution-textbook.org

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Allometry describes a comparison of physiological or morphological ratios in living systems, (e.g. brain size to body size). Comparisons may be made over one individual's lifetime, among indiv [..]
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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
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change in a measurable aspect of an organism (such as shape) with increase or decrease in size.
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Allometry is an important method for describing morphological evolution. It is the relation between the size of an organism and the size of any of its parts: for example, there is an allometric relati [..]
Source: blackwellpublishing.com

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Generally, the effect of size on shape. Specifically, any relationship of anatomical variables that fits the equation Y = AXk (A is a constant, the exponent k the coefficient of allometry).
Source: archaeologyinfo.com

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