ectomorphic


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ec·to·mor·phic

(ek'tō-mōrf'ik),
Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an ectomorph.

ec·to·mor·phic

(ek'tō-mōrf'ik)
Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an ectomorph.
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Negative descriptors such as "lonely" and "depressed" were assigned to the figure possessing the least muscular, or most ectomorphic, chest.
An overwhelming majority of males reported favoring a mesomorphic physique over an ectomorphic physique, as a muscular physique was seen as a symbolic embodiment of masculinity and a masculine personality.
The tool portrayed male images from ectomorphic bodies to endomorphic bodies.
THE Ectomorphic body type can be recognised by a small bone structure.
In addition, endomorphic and ectomorphic body types, which are common among dependant individuals, contribute to low energy thresholds and a lack of vigor, eliciting heightened concern and care from caretakers.
We do know that the preference in society is toward mesomorphic (muscular) males, and there is an aversion toward endomorphic (fat) and ectomorphic (thin) males (Weinke, 1998).
Keep in mind, though, that you may just have an ectomorphic body build, and a slender look may be normal for you.
Tinkering with hormones using crude surgery produced an enlarged thorax and lungs along with a distended, ectomorphic physique.
With her ectomorphic schoolmarm, Powell impishly raises the possibility that the country "blab schools" that so shaped the national character were run by people who absolutely detested children and their jobs: