round, fat, and heavy
Syn: ↑pyknic type
Hypernyms: ↑body type, ↑somatotype

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endomorphˈy noun
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Main Entry:endo-

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  • endomorphy — noun see endomorphic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endomorphy — See endomorphic. * * * …   Universalium

  • endomorphy — en·do·mor·phy (enґdo mor″fe) the condition of being an endomorph …   Medical dictionary

  • endomorphy — en·do·mor·phy …   English syllables

  • endomorphic — endomorphy, n. /en deuh mawr fik/, adj. 1. Mineral. a. occurring in the form of an endomorph. b. of or pertaining to endomorphs. c. taking place within a rock mass. 2. having a heavy body build roughly characterized by the relative prominence of… …   Universalium

  • endomorphic — adjective Etymology: endoderm + morphic; from the predominance in such types of structures developed from the endoderm Date: 1940 1. of or relating to the component in W. H. Sheldon s classification of body types that measures the massiveness of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • -morphy — noun combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from morphous quality or state of having (such) a form < endomorphy > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Эндоморфный, Пикнический (Endomorphic) — данный термин используется для описания людей с пикническим типом телосложения: упитанных, с высокоразвитыми внутренними органами и слабым развитием мышц и скелета. Эндоморф (endomorph). Эндоморфия, Пикнический тип телосложения (endomorphy).… …   Медицинские термины

  • ectomorph — /ek teuh mawrf /, n. a person of the ectomorphic type. [1935 40; ECTO + MORPH] * * * ▪ body type       a human physical type (somatotype) tending toward linearity, as determined by the physique classification system developed by the American… …   Universalium

  • mesomorph — /mez euh mawrf , mes , mee zeuh , seuh /, n. a person of the mesomorphic type. [1935 40; MESO + MORPH] * * * ▪ physique classification       a human physical type (soma totype) that is marked by greater than average muscular development, as… …   Universalium

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