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

endomorphy

play \ˈen-də-ˌmȯr-fē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of 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 1, mesomorphic 2a
2 :having a heavy rounded body build often with a marked tendency to become overweight — compare ectomorphic 2, mesomorphic 2b

endomorphy

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

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