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mesomorph

 [mez´o-morf, mes´o-morf]
an individual having a type of body build in which mesodermal tissues predominate: there is relative preponderance of muscle, bone, and connective tissue, usually with heavy, hard physique of rectangular outline; a somatotype classified between ectomorph and endomorph.
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mes·o·morph

(mez'ō-mōrf),
A constitutional body type or build (biotype or somatotype) in which tissues that originate from the mesoderm prevail; from a morphologic standpoint, a balance exists between trunk and limbs.
See also: hypermorph, hypomorph, ectomorph, endomorph.
Synonym(s): mediotype
[meso- + G. morphē, form]
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mesomorph

(mĕz′ə-môrf′, mĕs′-)
n.
An individual with a robust, muscular body build caused by the predominance of structures developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer.
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mesomorph

A constitutional body type characterised by thick muscles and heavy bones, in which tissues are said to originate from the mesoderm.
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mes·o·morph

(mez'ō-mōrf)
A constitutional body type or build (biotype or somatotype) in which tissues that originate from the mesoderm prevail; from the morphologic standpoint, a balance exists between trunk and limbs.
See also: hypomorph, ectomorph, endomorph
[meso- + G. morphē, form]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mesomorph

A person of powerful musculature and large, strong bones. One of the SOMATOTYPES.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005