mesomorphy
noun see mesomorphic

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  • mesomorphy — n. state of having a strong and muscular body structure (Psychology); condition of being in an intermediate state (Physical Chemistry) mezəʊ mÉ”rfɪ / mesəʊmɔːfɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mesomorphy — meso·mor·phy …   English syllables

  • mesomorphy — noun muscular and big boned • Syn: ↑athletic type • Hypernyms: ↑body type, ↑somatotype * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ fē noun ( es) Etymology: mes + morphy …   Useful english dictionary

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  • mesomorphic — adjective Etymology: mesoderm + morphic; from the predominance in such types of structures developed from the mesoderm Date: 1940 1. of or relating to the component in W. H. Sheldon s classification of body types that measures especially the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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