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mesomorphic

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adjective me·so·mor·phic \ˌmez-ə-ˈmȯr-fik, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes-\

Medical Definition of mesomorphic

  1. 1 also mesomorphous \-fəs\play :  relating to, existing in, or being an intermediate state (as of a semicrystalline condition characteristic of liquid crystals)—compare nematic, smectic

  2. 2a:  of or relating to the component in W. H. Sheldon's classification of body types that measures especially the degree of muscularity and bone development—compare ectomorphic 1, endomorphic 1b:  having a husky muscular body build—compare ectomorphic 2, endomorphic 2




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