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leptosome

[lep-tuh-sohm] /ˈlɛp təˌsoʊm/
noun
1.
a person of asthenic build.
Origin of leptosome
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; lepto- + -some3
Related forms
leptosomic, leptosomatic
[lep-toh-suh-mat-ik] /ˌlɛp toʊ səˈmæt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for leptosomatic

leptosome

/ˈlɛptəˌsəʊm/
noun
1.
a person with a small bodily frame and a slender physique
Derived Forms
leptosomic, leptosomatic (ˌlɛptəʊsəˈmætɪk) adjective
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leptosomatic in Medicine

leptosomatic lep·to·so·mat·ic (lěp'tə-sō-māt'ĭk) or lep·to·som·ic (-sō'mĭk)
adj.
Having a slender, light, or thin body.

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