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somatotype

[suh-mat-uh-tahyp, soh-muh-tuh-] /səˈmæt əˌtaɪp, ˈsoʊ mə tə-/
noun
1.
(of humans) physical type; physique.
Origin of somatotype
1935-1940
1935-40; somato- + -type
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British Dictionary definitions for somatotype

somatotype

/ˈsəʊmətəˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a type or classification of physique or body build See endomorph, mesomorph, ectomorph
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somatotype in Medicine

somatotype so·mat·o·type (sō-māt'ə-tīp', sō'mə-tə-)
n.
The structure or build of a person, especially to the extent to which it exhibits the characteristics of an ectomorph, an endomorph, or a mesomorph.


so·mat'o·typ'ic (-tĭp'ĭk) adj.
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