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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—compare endomorphic 1, mesomorphic 2a

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

ectomorphy \ˈek-tə-ˌmȯr-fē\play noun plural ectomorphies



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