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Ontogenetic and Evolutionary Allometry

Ludwig von Bertalanffy and W. J. Pirozynski
Evolution
Vol. 6, No. 4 (Dec., 1952), pp. 387-392
DOI: 10.2307/2405701
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2405701
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Topics: Allometry, Human organs, Body size, Animal organs, Albinism, Liver, Evolution, Rats, Mammals, Respiration
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Abstract

1) Allometric growth of some organs in the rat is described. 2) The relations between ontogenetic and evolutionary allometry (heterauxesis and allomorphosis) are discussed.

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