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pyknic

 [pik´nik]
having a short, thick, stocky build.

pyk·nic

(pik'nik),
Denoting a constitutional body type characterized by well-rounded external contours and ample body cavities; virtually synonymous with endomorphic.
[G. pyknos, thick]

pyknic

/pyk·nic/ (pik´nik) having a short, thick, stocky build.

pyknic

[pik′nik]
Etymology: Gk, pyknos, thick
describing a body structure characterized by short, round limbs; a full face with a broad head and thick shoulders; a short neck; stockiness; and a tendency to obesity. Compare asthenic habitus, athletic habitus. See also endomorph.

pyk·nic

(pik'nik)
Denoting a constitutional body type characterized by well-rounded external contours and ample body cavities; virtually synonymous with endomorphic.
[G. pyknos, thick]

pyk·nic

(pik'nik)
Denoting a constitutional body type characterized by well-rounded external contours and ample body cavities; virtually synonymous with endomorphic.
[G. pyknos, thick]

pyknic (pik´nik),

adj characterized by a short, squat appearance especially of body structures.

pyknic

having a short, thick, stocky build.
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