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ectomorphic

[ek-tuh-mawr-fik] /ˌɛk təˈmɔr fɪk/
adjective
1.
having a thin body build, roughly characterized by the relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic ectoderm (contrasted with endomorphic, mesomorphic).
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; ecto- + -morphic
Related forms
ectomorphy, noun
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