ectomorph

noun

ec·​to·​morph ˈek-tə-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce ectomorph (audio)
: an ectomorphic individual

Examples of ectomorph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, Rumsey says most people fall into one of three body types—the ectomorph, the endomorph, and the mesomorph. Korin Miller, Glamour, 19 June 2017

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Word History

Etymology

ectoderm + -morph

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ectomorph was in 1940

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“Ectomorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ectomorph. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

ectomorph

noun
ec·​to·​morph ˈek-tə-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce ectomorph (audio)
: an ectomorphic individual

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