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mesomorph

[ mez-uh-mawrf, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh- ]
/ ˈmɛz əˌmɔrf, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə- /
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noun
a person of the mesomorphic type.
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Origin of mesomorph

First recorded in 1935–40; meso- + -morph
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British Dictionary definitions for mesomorph

mesomorph
/ (ˈmɛsəʊˌmɔːf) /

noun
a person with a muscular body build: said to be correlated with somatotoniaCompare ectomorph, endomorph (def. 1)
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Medical definitions for mesomorph

mesomorph
[ mĕzə-môrf′ ]

n.
An individual characterized by a robust muscular body build in which tissues derived from the embryonic mesodermal layer predominate.

Other words from mesomorph

mes′o•morphic adj.mes′o•morphism null n.
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