allometry


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the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole

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The analysis of the SH--TW relationships in the winged pearl oyster Pteria penguin cultivated in Sanya, Hainan, showed a prevalence of allometry in both young and old oysters with a higher SH--TW correlation in older oysters (Fig.
Adedokun MA, Fawole OO, Ayandiran TA (2013) Allometry and condition factors of African pike "Hepsetus odoe" actinopterygii in a lake.
Data were linear and therefore were not transformed, but the slopes of the log-transformed relationships were calculated to determine the allometry coefficient.
Furthermore, we hypothesize that these features could be used for the efficient analysis of data with non-linear allometry (Knell, 2009); indeed, this phenomenon has already been described for the relationships between the size of a particular body part or organ and the size of the whole organism.
The relation is said to be isometric when b = 3, if b < 3: the allometry is minorant and when b > 3: the allometry is majorant [15].
Subspecies and body size allometry affect milk production and composition, and calf growth in red deer: comparison of (Cervus elaphus hispanicus) and (Cervus elaphus scoticus).
Relationships between the cardiac data and fetal age, femur length, biparietal diameter (BPD) and abdominal circumference (AC) were explored by allometry and linear regression analysis.