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so·mat·o·type

 (sō-măt′ə-tīp′, sō′mə-tə-)
n.
The structure or build of a person, especially to the extent to which it exhibits the characteristics of an ectomorph, an endomorph, or a mesomorph.

so·mat′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
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somatotype

(ˈsəʊmətəˌtaɪp)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a type or classification of physique or body build. See endomorph, mesomorph, ectomorph
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phy•sique

(fɪˈzik)

n.
bodily structure, proportions, appearance, and development.
[1820–30; < French < Latin physicus]
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somatotype

a particular type of human physique. Cf. ectomorphy, endomorphy, mesomorphy.
See also: Body, Human
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.somatotype - a category of physique
body-build, build, physique, habitus - constitution of the human body
asthenic type, ectomorphy - slender, weak, and lightweight
endomorphy, pyknic type - round, fat, and heavy
athletic type, mesomorphy - muscular and big-boned
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