somatotype

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noun so·mato·type \sō-ˈma-tə-ˌtīp\

Definition of somatotype

  1. :  body type :  physique

First Known Use of somatotype

1940


Medical Dictionary

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somatotype

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noun so·ma·to·type \ˈsō-mət-ə-ˌtīp, sō-ˈmat-ə-\

Medical Definition of somatotype

  1. :  a body type or physique especially in a system of classification based on the relative development of ectomorphic, endomorphic, and mesomorphic components

somatotypic

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somatotypically

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somatotype

transitive verb so·mato·type

Medical Definition of somatotype

somatotyped

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somatotyping

  1. :  to determine the somatotype of (as a human body) :  classify according to physique


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