endomorphic

adjective
en·do·mor·phic | \ˌen-də-ˈmȯr-fik \

Definition of endomorphic 

1 : of or relating to the component in W. H. Sheldon's classification of body types that measures the massiveness of the digestive viscera and the body's degree of roundedness and softness

2 : having a heavy rounded body build often with a marked tendency to become fat

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endomorphy \ˈen-də-ˌmȯr-fē \ noun

First Known Use of endomorphic

1940, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for endomorphic

endoderm + -morphic; from the predominance in such types of structures developed from the endoderm

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endomorphic

adjective
en·do·mor·phic | \ˌen-də-ˈmȯr-fik \

Medical Definition of endomorphic 

1 : of or relating to the component in W. H. Sheldon's classification of body types that measures the degree to which the digestive viscera are massive and the body build rounded and soft — compare ectomorphic sense 1, mesomorphic sense 2a

2 : having a heavy rounded body build often with a marked tendency to become overweight — compare ectomorphic sense 2, mesomorphic sense 2b

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endomorphy \ˈen-də-ˌmȯr-fē \ noun plural endomorphies

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