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en·do·morph

 (ĕn′də-môrf′)
n.
1. A mineral enclosed within another mineral, such as rutile or tourmaline in quartz.
2. An individual characterized by relative prominence of the abdomen and other soft body parts developed from the embryonic endodermal layer.

endomorph

(ˈɛndəʊˌmɔːf)
n
1. (Psychology) a person with a fat and heavy body build: said to be correlated with viscerotonia. Compare ectomorph, mesomorph
2. (Minerals) a mineral that naturally occurs enclosed within another mineral, as within quartz
ˌendoˈmorphic adj
ˈendoˌmorphy n

en•do•morph

(ˈɛn dəˌmɔrf)

n.
1. a mineral enclosed within another mineral.
2. a person of the endomorphic type.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endomorph - a heavy person with a soft and rounded body
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
pudge - a short fat person
Translations

endomorph

[ˈendəʊmɔːf] Nendomorfo/a m/f

endomorph

nPykniker(in) m(f)

en·do·morph

a. endomorfo-a, de torso más pronunciado que las extremidades.
References in periodicals archive ?
ATYPICAL EXAMPLE: Renee Zellweger turned herself into an endomorph for Bridget Jones's Diary with a diet of pizzas and Guinness.
Women can either be a long and lean ectomorph, a robust mesomorph, like Sophia Loren or a curvaceous endomorph, like Marilyn Monroe.
Preschoolers and schoolers category showed significantly lower values in endomorph compared to the other two categories.
Also, the heavy specific weight characteristic to the force type, where the waist is relatively smaller and the overly developed muscles impede in achieving top results, studying the parents' somatotype is a modern requirement for selection, thereby eliminating the selection of low-waisted athletes or who evince tendencies towards the endomorph element.
Veena identifies three basic body-classification types: Endomorph. You may be "stocky" with "child-bearing hips".
The three main types of basic physique are the ectomorph or slender frame which is narrow and thin; the mesomorph or broad frame which is wide and muscular, and the endomorph or thick frame which is deep and rounded.
One has to take into consideration whether the person is of body type endomorph, ectomorph or mesomorph as there are specific exercises and diets for each body type.
Sophie Dahl, Marilyn Monroe and the Duchess of York all fall into the endomorph category.
There are three main somatotypes: endomorph; characterized by a rounded body shape mesomorph; characterized by muscular and stocky physique of medium height, ectomorph; characterized by a tall, thin body (J.E.L Carter, T.A.
BEFORE you start on a leg-improving programme it is useful to note that there are different body types: endomorph, mesomorph and ectomorph.
There are three main basic physiques - the ectomorph or slender frame which is narrow and thin, the mesomorph or broad frame which is wide and muscular, and the endomorph or thick frame which is deep and rounded.