habitus


hab·i·tus

noun \ˈha-bə-təs\
plural habitus \-təs, -ˌtüs\

Definition of HABITUS

:  habit; specifically :  body build and constitution especially as related to predisposition to disease

Origin of HABITUS

New Latin, from Latin
First Known Use: 1886

Rhymes with HABITUS

hab·i·tus

noun \ˈhab-ət-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural habitus \-ət-əs, -ə-ˌtüs\

Medical Definition of HABITUS

: habit; specifically : body build and constitution especially as related to predisposition to disease <an ulcer habitus>

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