- Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an endomorph.
* * *en·do·mor·phic .en-də-'mȯr-fik adj1) of or relating to the component in W. H. Sheldon's classification of body types that measures the degree to which the digestive viscera are massive and the body build rounded and soft2) having a heavy rounded body build often with a marked tendency to become fat compare ECTOMORPHIC (2), MESOMORPHIC (2b)
* * *adj.describing a body type that is relatively fat, with highly developed viscera and weak muscular and skeletal development.• endomorph n.• endomorphy n.
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endomorphic — [en΄dō môr′fik] adj. 1. of an endomorph 2. of or caused by endomorphism 3. designating or of the round, fat physical type characterized by predominance of the structures developed from the endodermal layer of the embryo, as the internal organs:… … English World dictionary
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endomorphic — endomorphy, n. /en deuh mawr fik/, adj. 1. Mineral. a. occurring in the form of an endomorph. b. of or pertaining to endomorphs. c. taking place within a rock mass. 2. having a heavy body build roughly characterized by the relative prominence of… … Universalium
endomorphic — adjective Of or pertaining to an endomorph … Wiktionary
endomorphic — en·do·mor·phic … English syllables
endomorphic — adj. describing a body type that is relatively fat, with highly developed viscera and weak muscular and skeletal development. Derivatives: endomorphy n. Derivatives: endomorph n … The new mediacal dictionary
endomorphic — en•do•mor•phic [[t]ˌɛn dəˈmɔr fɪk[/t]] adj. 1) mir Mineral. a) occurring in the form of an endomorph b) pertaining to endomorphs c) taking place within a rock mass 2) pan having a heavy body build roughly characterized by the relative prominence… … From formal English to slang
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