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al·lom·e·try

 (ə-lŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
1. The disproportionate growth of a part or parts of an organism as the organism changes in size.
2. The study of such growth.

al′lo·met′ric (ăl′ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.allometric - relating to or marked by allometry
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When a ~ h, the differences in [A.sub.11] and [a.sub.11] may lead to growth instabilities and shape variations far from the allometric law as discussed in [6,7].
Following an allometric law for leaf growth, Solana-Arellano et al.