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endomorph

 [en´do-morf]
an individual having a type of body build in which endodermal tissues predominate: there is relative preponderance of soft roundness throughout the body, with large digestive viscera and fat accumulations, and with large trunk and thighs and tapering extremities.
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en·do·morph

(en'dō-mōrf),
A constitutional body type or build (biotype or somatotype) in which tissues that originated in the endoderm prevail; from a morphologic standpoint, the trunk predominates over the limbs.
Synonym(s): brachytype
[endo- + G. morphē, form]
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endomorph

(ĕn′də-môrf′)
n.
1. A mineral enclosed within another mineral, such as rutile or tourmaline in quartz.
2. An individual characterized by relative prominence of the abdomen and other soft body parts developed from the embryonic endodermal layer.
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endomorph

A person with a rounded body and small shoulders.
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en·do·morph

(en'dō-mōrf)
A constitutional body type or build (biotype or somatotype) in which tissues that originated in the endoderm prevail; from a morphologic standpoint, the trunk predominates over the limbs.
[endo- + G. morphē, form]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

endomorph

One of the arbitrary body types (Sheldon's SOMATOTYPES). Endomorphic people are short and stout with prominent abdomens.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005