viscerotonic


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Related to viscerotonic: somatotonic

viscerotonic

(ˌvɪsərəʊˈtɒnɪk)
adj
(Psychology) of, relating to, or possessing the character traits typical of viscerotonia
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Both tended to classify people into types--Huxley, into Sheldonian types--cerebrotonic, viscerotonic, and somatotonic; Fiedler, into archetypes.
Associated with each component of body type was a characteristic personality, which Sheldon named, respectively, "viscerotonic" "somatotonic" and "cerebrotonic." These words are scattered through Huxley's books, and must be very baffling to readers now, when Sheldon's theories have sunk into academic oblivion.