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habitus

 [hab´ĭ-tus]
1. posture or position of the body.
2. physique; body build and constitution. See also body type.

hab·i·tus

(hab'i-tŭs), The plural of this word is habitus, not habiti.
The physical characteristics of a person.
[L. habit]

habitus

/hab·i·tus/ (hab´ĭ-tus) [L.]
1. attitude (2).

habitus

(hăb′ĭ-təs)
n. pl. habitus
The physical and constitutional characteristics of an individual, especially as related to the tendency to develop a certain disease.

habitus

[hab′itəs]
a person's appearance or physique, as an athletic habitus. See also habit.

habitus

A general body type; an asthenic habitus is seen in tall thin subjects whose organs are said to hang low in the body; the hyperthenic subject is plethoric and his organs are higher in the body and the hyposthenic habitus lies between the two. See Marfanoid habitus.

hab·i·tus

(hab'i-tŭs)
The physical characteristics of a person.
[L. habit]

hab·i·tus

(hab'i-tŭs) The plural of this word is habitus, not habiti.
Physical characteristics of a person.
[L. habit]

habitus

[L.] habit, body conformation.
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This situation points to inconsistencies in the military habitus, which offers the opportunity to reinterpret the values and meanings assigned to the body in this field.
Introducing terms that are explained in the next section, the practice knowledge tradition is embodied in the habitus of the practitioners, but so is its devaluation as an asset.
She examines hunters' habitus, particularly kinetic schemas: the hunter's way of walking; his extra-masculine attitude in movement; and his body balance.
Mas alla de los esquemas dualistas del habitus (musica y danza), definiremos tambien el rol de la musica como elemento clave de la competencia, habilidad o skill tanto de las bailarinas como de los coreografos.
2 The professional habitus of volunteers performing as interpreters: institutional trust at the basis of professional autonomy
Applying Breen's distinction between consuetudo and habitus shows that Hoccleve's speaker examines the record of his customary behavior, reflects on it by questioning how the behavioral customs deriving from the appetites of his "conpaignie" brought him to his present bad state (105-36), and writes his poem as an appeal against his "bad rule" (349-400).
Bourdieu says that habitus is a practical sense, "a socially constituted 'sense of the game.
A justificativa para o estudo reside no fato de que a transmissao de um saber-fazer artesanal na relacao entre mestre e aprendiz esta indissociavelmente atrelada as suas historias individuais e as historias dos grupos sociais dos quais sao originarios--ou seja, as disposicoes do habitus a que estao vinculados e as caracteristicas do contexto no qual esse habitus foi forjado.
FORMS OF CAPITAL AND HABITUS IN THE DECISION TO STUDY ABROAD
The development of a less subjective and more standardised method of assessing habitus could therefore potentially improve the functioning of the PAWPER system in different populations and with users of different experience.
Reconhecemos, tambem, os estudos elaborados por meio da c) concepcao historicocritica--cujos fundamentos se sustentam no materialismo historico dialetico: o ser humano determinado a partir da praxis e situado na totalidade dos determinantes sociais e incorporando os elementos de uma condicao propriamente humana ate tornar-se um habitus (1).
En consecuencia, el proposito de este trabajo es apoyar esta reflexion mediante el estudio del concepto de Sordedad y su potencial base epistemologica, el habitus.