isogony
noun see isogonic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • isogony — [ī säg′ə nē] n. 〚 ISO + GONY〛 equivalent growth of parts of an organism so that size remains proportionate to the whole * * * …   Universalium

  • isogony — [ī säg′ə nē] n. [ ISO + GONY] equivalent growth of parts of an organism so that size remains proportionate to the whole …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • isogony — n. equality of angles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isogony — isog·o·ny …   English syllables

  • isogony — nē noun ( es) Etymology: is + gony : equivalent relative growth of parts in such a way that relative size differences remain constant compare heterogony …   Useful english dictionary

  • isogonic — adjective Etymology: isogony, from is + gony Date: 1924 exhibiting equivalent relative growth of parts such that size relations remain constant • isogony noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -gony — noun combining form Etymology: Latin gonia, from Greek, from gonos generation ; reproduction ; manner of coming into being < isogony > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

  • isogonie — [izogɔni; izɔgɔni] n. f. ÉTYM. XXe; de iso , et gonie (→ 2. gone), d après 2. isogonique (angl. isogony, 1932). ❖ ♦ Biol. Caractère isogonique (d un développement organique). Syn. : isométrie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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