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ectomorphic

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adjective ec·to·mor·phic \ˌek-tə-ˈmȯr-fik\

Medical Definition of ectomorphic

  1. 1:  of or relating to the component in W. H. Sheldon's classification of body types that measures the body's degree of slenderness, angularity, and fragility

  2. 2:  having a light body build—compare endomorphic 2, mesomorphic 2b

  3. ec·to·mor·phy \ˈek-tə-ˌmȯr-fē\play noun, plural ec·to·mor·phies




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