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mesomorphic


mesomorphic

adj me·so·mor·phic
\ˌmez-ə-ˈmr-fik, ˌmēz-, ˌmēs-, ˌmes-\

Definition of MESOMORPHIC

1
also me·so·mor·phous \-fəs\ :  relating to, existing in, or being an intermediate state (as of a semicrystalline condition characteristic of liquid crystals)—compare nematic, smectic
2
a :  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 b :  having a husky muscular body build—compare ectomorphic 2, endomorphic 2
February 27, 2015
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