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pyknic

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adjective pyk·nic \ˈpik-nik\

Definition of pyknic

  1. :  characterized by shortness of stature, broadness of girth, and powerful muscularity :  endomorphic 2

pyknic noun


Origin of pyknic

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek pyknos dense, stocky


First Known Use: 1925


Medical Dictionary

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pyknic

adjective pyk·nic

Medical Definition of pyknic

  1. :  characterized by shortness of stature, broadness of girth, and powerful muscularity :  endomorphic 2



Variants of pyknic

also pycnic \ˈpik-nik\play

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pyknic

noun pyk·nic

Medical Definition of pyknic

  1. :  a person of pyknic build



Variants of pyknic

also pycnic

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "pyknic"


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