On Growth and Form, Volume 1 
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User Review  Miko Shepherd  GoodreadsNotes a surface such that 1/r+1/r'=C, in other words a surface which has the same mean curvature at all points, is equivalent to a surface of minimal area for the volume enclosed the sphere is also ... Read full review
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Contents
CHAP PAGE I Introductory  1 
On Magnitude  22 
The Rate of Growth  78 
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adsorption Ammonites angle animal arrangement axis becomes body bubbles catenoid cell cellwall centre centrosomes chemical colloid cone configuration constant curvature curve cylinder diagram dimensions direction drop edges energy equal equiangular spiral equilibrium figure film flagellum fluid follows Foraminifera forces grow hexagonal horn increase increments instance Journ layer length less linear lines liquid logarithmic spiral magnitude mathematical matter mean curvature means mechanical membrane molecular Nature Nautilus operculum organism particles partition phenomena phenomenon phyllotaxis physical physiological plane polar portion pressure principle problem Proc protoplasm Radiolaria radius rate of growth ratio Raymond Pearl recognise result septa shell shew shewn side similar simple skeleton solid solid of revolution species spermatozoon sphere spherical spicules structure substance successive surface surfaceenergy surfacetension symmetry temperature tend tension tetrahedron tissues triangle Ueber unduloid varies various velocity walls weight whole whorls