physique


phy·sique

noun \fə-ˈzēk\

: the size and shape of a person's body

Full Definition of PHYSIQUE

:  the form or structure of a person's body :  bodily makeup

Examples of PHYSIQUE

  1. <she had a well-toned physique>

Origin of PHYSIQUE

French, from physique physical, bodily, from Latin physicus of nature, from Greek physikos
First Known Use: 1804

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Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

phy·sique

noun \fə-ˈzēk\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYSIQUE

: the form or structure of a person's body : bodily makeup <a muscular physique>

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