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habitus

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noun hab·i·tus \ˈha-bə-təs\

Definition of habitus

plural habitus \-təs, -ˌtüs\

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

habitus

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noun hab·i·tus \ˈhab-ət-əs\

Medical Definition of habitus

plural habitus \-ət-əs, -ə-ˌtüs\play play

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




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