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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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Basal metabolic rates in mammals: allometry, phylogeny and ecology.
The allometry pattern for each parameter was established by testing the slope (b) of the regression equations against isometry ([H.
Linear regressions of RWs against log10 centroid size indicate significant allometry for all four axes (Fig.
Morphometrics and allometry in the trophically polymorphic cichlid fish, Cichlasoma citrinellum: alternative adaptations and ontogenetic changes in shape.
The other topics are symbiosis and parasitism in the Crustacea, relative growth and allometry, and a history of crustacean classification.
Interspecific allometry of bone dimensions: a review of the theoretical models.
Dental allometry, morphology, and wear as evidence for diet in fossil primates.
The most stunning finding of paleoanthropology, however, has been this: in only 3 million years the hominin body size doubled and the brain tripled in volume to its present size, violating the usual "rules" of allometry.
When the value of [beta] is less than 1, it indicates a negative allometry, where the population grows at a slower rate than the volumes of the residential buildings.
Antonnelli: Non-Euclidean allometry and the growth of forests and corals, in Mathematical Essays on Growth and the Emergence of Form (P.
This would be expected from allometry, and the positive effect of DBH on branch diameter has been found by others (Maguire et al.
Distortion coordinates (Cartesian Transformations) are used to compare the ontogenetic allometry in cranial morphology of first, second, and third instars of Hydaticus bimarginatus (Say).