Definition of allometron in English:

allometron

noun

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

allometron

/aləˈmɛtrən//aləˈmɛtrɒn/