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isauxesis

[ahy-sawg-zee-sis, ahy-sawk-see-] /ˌaɪ sɔgˈzi sɪs, ˌaɪ sɔkˈsi-/
noun, Biology
1.
growth of a part at the same rate as that of the whole organism.
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isauxetic
[ahy-sawg-zet-ik, ahy-sawk-set-] /ˌaɪ sɔgˈzɛt ɪk, ˌaɪ sɔkˈsɛt-/ (Show IPA),
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isauxesis is·aux·e·sis (ī'sôg-zē'sĭs, -sôk-sē'-)
n.
Growth of parts at the same rate as growth of the whole.

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