allometron

allometron
An evolutionary change in form or proportion of organic beings. [allo- + G. metron, measure]

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al·lo·met·ron (al″o-metґron) [allo- + Gr. metron measure] an evolutionary change in bodily form or proportion as expressed in measurements and indices.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • allometron — al·lom·e·tron …   English syllables

  • allometron — əˈlämə.ˌträn, aˈ noun ( s) Etymology: all + Greek metron measure, rule : quantitative alteration in the course of evolution of the proportional relation of body parts …   Useful english dictionary

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