endomorph

[ en-duh-mawrf ]
/ ˈɛn dəˌmɔrf /
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noun

a mineral enclosed within another mineral.Compare perimorph.
a person of the endomorphic type.

Origin of endomorph

First recorded in 1880–85; endo- + -morph
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British Dictionary definitions for endomorph

endomorph

/ (ˈɛndəʊˌmɔːf) /

noun

a person with a fat and heavy body build: said to be correlated with viscerotoniaCompare ectomorph, mesomorph
a mineral that naturally occurs enclosed within another mineral, as within quartz
Derived Formsendomorphic, adjectiveendomorphy, noun
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Word Origin and History for endomorph

endomorph


n.

1940 as one of W.H. Sheldon's three types of human bodies, from endo- + Greek morphe "form" (see Morpheus). Related: Endomorphic.

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Medicine definitions for endomorph

endomorph

[ ĕndə-môrf′ ]

n.

An individual having a body build characterized by relative prominence of the abdomen and other soft body parts developed from the embryonic endodermal layer.
Related formsen′do•morphic adj.endo•mor′phy n.
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