Isometric Growth: Definition & Example


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An organism has a very small head as a larvae and still has the same proportioned head as an adult. What is true of this organism?

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1. Humans grow _____.

2. Most organisms grow _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of how organisms grow with this quiz and worksheet. Assessments items focus on two types of growth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on the following:

  • Way in which humans grow
  • Allometric's Greek meaning
  • Isometric's Greek meaning

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how most organisms grow
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson such as allometric and isometric
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson

Additional Learning

Learn about isometric growth by reviewing the lesson, Isometric Growth: Definition & Example. After completing the lesson you will know how to do the following:

  • Review examples of organisms that grow isometrically
  • Understand the proportions in allometric growth
  • Know the proportions in isometric growth