ectomorphy


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ectomorphy

 [ek´to-mor″fe]
the condition of being an ectomorph. adj., adj ectomor´phic.

ectomorphy

/ec·to·mor·phy/ (-mor″fe) a type of body build in which tissues derived from the ectoderm predominate; relatively slight development of both visceral and body structures, the body being linear and delicate.ectomor´phic

ectomorphy,

n according to the Heath-Carter model of somatotypology, this body type is characterized by relative thinness and linearity. See also Heath-Carter somatotype.
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