me·​so·​morph | \ ˈme-zə-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce mesomorph (audio) , ˈmē-, -sə- \

Definition of mesomorph

: a mesomorphic body or person

Examples of mesomorph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ectomorphs typically do well with higher amounts of carbs in their diet, endomorphs do better with lower carbs and more protein and fat, while mesomorphs usually do well with a high protein diet. Korin Miller, Glamour, "Should You Be Eating 7 Meals a Day?," 19 June 2017 However, Rumsey says most people fall into one of three body types—the ectomorph, the endomorph, and the mesomorph. Korin Miller, Glamour, "Should You Be Eating 7 Meals a Day?," 19 June 2017

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First Known Use of mesomorph

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mesomorph

mesoderm + -morph

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“Mesomorph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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me·​so·​morph | \ ˈmez-ə-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce mesomorph (audio) , ˈmēz- How to pronounce mesomorph (audio) , ˈmēs-, ˈmes- \

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: a mesomorphic body or person

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