android


an·droid

noun \ˈan-ˌdrid\

in stories : a robot that looks like a person

Full Definition of ANDROID

:  a mobile robot usually with a human form

Origin of ANDROID

Late Greek androeidēs manlike, from Greek andr- + -oeidēs -oid
First Known Use: circa 1751

an·droid

adjective \ˈan-ˌdrid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANDROID

1
of the pelvis : having the angular form and narrow outlet typical of the human male <a disproportionate number of difficult labors occur in women with android pelvises>—compare anthropoid, gynecoid, platypelloid
2
: relating to or characterized by the distribution of body fat chiefly in the abdominal region <android obesity>—compare gynecoid

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