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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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Allometric relationships of different tree species and stand above ground biomass in the Gomera laurel forest (Canary Islands).
The SH--TW relationships in both, the 18- and 30-mo-old oyster groups, showed positive allometric growth (t-test, P < 0.
Allometric relationship and growth models of juveniles of Cichlasoma festae (Perciforme: Cichlidae), a freshwater species native in Ecuador
trophic interactions) are calculated or parameterized by means of allometric functions (i.
Length-weight relationships for fish are originally used to provide information on condition of fish in order to determine whether somatic growth is isometric or allometric [8].
The calculated allometric coefficient (b) indicated negative allometric growth in male, female, and combined sexes (b < 3.
Osmopriming resulted in quick and more uniform stand leading to significantly better allometric traits and crop yield.
Statistical modeling based on allometric measures of length, maximum width of leaf limb and the product between both has been investigated for several fruits, with the most recent studies for apple (BOSCO et al.
Allometric models for non-destructive leaf area estimation in coffee (Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora).
Venugopalan and Prajneshu (1998) pointed out the deficiencies of the ordinary least squares procedure when it is used to estimate the parameters of the allometric equation and explained that fitting the allometric equation with an additive error is not equivalent to fitting a linearized model after a log-transformation.
Thus, allometric scaling was used to express grip strength per unit of FFM (grip strength/FFMp, where p is the appropriate scaling exponent), as described elsewhere [11-13].
A negative allometric relationship with maternal body mass in elk suggests the following: on an absolute basis, neonate birth mass is greater when mothers are larger, yet, in proportion to maternal body mass larger dams give birth to smaller offspring.