cerebrotonia


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cerebrotonia

Uncertain; an obsolete term for a personality profile once regarded as typical of the ectomorphic body type, and characterised by concealment, inhibition and restraint; e.g., paranoia.

cerebrotonia (s·rēˈ·br·tōˑ·nē·),

n one of the three temperaments described by W.H. Sheldon, char-acterized as introverted, inhibited, controlled, and withdrawn.