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en·do·mor·phic

(en'dō-mōr'fik),
Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an endomorph.
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endomorphic

(ĕn′də-môr′fĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to an endomorph.
2. Created through endomorphism.

en′do·mor′phy n.
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en·do·mor·phic

(en'dō-mōr'fik)
Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an endomorph.
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