pyknic

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adjective pyk·nic \ˈpik-nik\

Definition of pyknic

  1. :  characterized by shortness of stature, broadness of girth, and powerful muscularity :  endomorphic 2

pyknic

noun

Origin and Etymology of pyknic

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek pyknos dense, stocky


First Known Use: 1925


Medical Dictionary

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pyknic

adjective pyk·nic
variants: also

pycnic

\ˈpik-nik\play

Medical Definition of pyknic

  1. :  characterized by shortness of stature, broadness of girth, and powerful muscularity :  endomorphic 2


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pyknic

noun pyk·nic
variants: also

pycnic

Medical Definition of pyknic

  1. :  a person of pyknic build


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