somatotonia

noun

so·​ma·​to·​to·​nia ˌsō-mət-ə-ˈtō-nē-ə How to pronounce somatotonia (audio) sō-ˌmat-ə- How to pronounce somatotonia (audio)
: a pattern of temperament that is marked by predominance of physical over social or intellectual factors, aggressiveness, love of physical activity, vigor, and alertness compare cerebrotonia, viscerotonia

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“Somatotonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somatotonia. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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