[ ek-tuh-mawrf ]
/ ˈɛk təˌmɔrf /
a person of the ectomorphic type.
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British Dictionary definitions for ectomorph
/ (ˈɛktəʊˌmɔːf) /
Derived Formsectomorphic, adjectiveectomorphy, noun
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Word Origin and History for ectomorph
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Medicine definitions for ectomorph
[ ĕk′tə-môrf′ ]
An individual having a lean, slightly muscular body build in which tissues derived from the embryonic ectoderm predominate.
Related formsec′to•mor′phic adj.ec′to•mor′phy n.
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