ectomorphic

ectomorphic

[ek-tuh-mawr-fik]
adjective
having a thin body build, roughly characterized by the relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic ectoderm (contrasted with endomorphic, mesomorphic ).

Origin:
1935–40; ecto- + -morphic

ectomorphy, noun
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ectomorph (ˈɛktəʊˌmɔːf)
 
n
endomorph Compare mesomorph a person with a thin body build: said to be correlated with cerebrotonia
 
ecto'morphic
 
adj
 
'ectomorphy
 
n

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