n. [Gr. isos, equal; auxesis, growth]
Equality in growth; isometry; see bradyauxesis, heterauxesis, tachyauxesis.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • isauxesis — isauxetic /uy sawg zet ik, uy sawk set /, adj. /uy sawg zee sis, uy sawk see /, n. Biol. growth of a part at the same rate as that of the whole organism. [IS + AUXESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • isauxesis — Growth of parts at the same rate as growth of the whole. [G. isos, even, + auxesis, increase] * * * is·aux·e·sis .īs ȯg zē səs, ȯk sē n, pl e·ses .sēz ISOGONY is·aux·et·ic zet ik, set adj …   Medical dictionary

  • isauxesis — n. growth of a part occurring at the same rate as the growth of the whole organism (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isauxesis — is·auxesis …   English syllables

  • isauxesis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bradyauxesis — n. [Gr. bradys, slow; auxesis, growth] A form of heterauxesis in which the growth process of a part is less than that of the whole; see isauxesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • heterauxesis — n. [Gr. heteros, different; auxesis, growth] Disproportionate growth of a structure in relation to the rest of the body; heterogonic or allometric growth; see bradyauxesis, isauxesis, tachyauxesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tachyauxesis — n. [Gr. tachys, quick; auxesis, growth] Rapid growth; a part or structure that grows at a quicker rate than the organism as a whole; see bradyauxesis, isauxesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • isogony — isog·o·ny ī säg ə nē n, pl nies relative growth in such a way that the rate of growth of each part is the same as that of the whole called also isauxesis …   Medical dictionary

  • isauxetic — adjective see isauxesis …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”