Definition of allometron in English:

allometron

noun

historical, rare Biology
  • In the terminology of H. F. Osborn: a discrete quantitative change in the relative proportions of body parts during the course of evolution.

Pronunciation

allometron

/aləˈmɛtrɒn/ /aləˈmɛtrən/

Origin

Early 20th century. From allo- + ancient Greek μέτρον measure.