hyposthenic


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hy·po·sthen·ic

(hī'pos-then'ik)
1. Weak.
2. Pertaining to a slender habitus, with underdevelopment of skeletal muscle.
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hyposthenic

(hī-pŏs-thĕn′ik)
1. Debilitant.
2. A body habitus characterized by a long, shallow thorax, a long thoracic cavity, a long, narrow abdominal cavity, and a slender build.
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