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mes·o·mor·phic

(mez'ō-mōrf'ik),
Relating to mesomorphs.

mesomorphic

(mĕz′ə-môr′fĭk, mĕs′-)
adj.
1. also mesomorphous (-môr′fəs) Of, relating to, or existing in a state of matter intermediate between liquid and crystal.
2. Of or relating to a mesomorph.

mes′o·mor′phism, mes′o·mor′phy n.

mes·o·mor·phic

(mez'ō-mōrf'ik)
Relating to a mesomorph.
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The dominant with the football players on the whole is the mesomorphic component and their somatotype category is a balanced mesomorph, with the handball players the mesomorphic type is obtained, while the ecto-mesomorphic type is obtained with the basketball players.
(b) The crystallinity of mesophase determined from the WAXD results, (c) SAXS profiles of the mesomorphic iPP prepared by pressurization and temperature quenching, (d) The long period of mesophase determined from the SAXS results.
Merya, "Synthesis and mesomorphic properties of liquid crystals containing a perfluorinated segment via different linkers," Journal of Fluorine Chemistry, vol.
Nowadays, the ideal of physical attractiveness on men is a mesomorphic body, in which it is possible to observe a noticeable musculature with an absence of body fat.
Studies indicate that general physiologic profile of successful wrestlers is high anaerobic power and capacity, muscular strength, above average aerobic power, exceptional flexibility, fat free mass, and a mesomorphic somatotype (1, 2).
(34) Charles McCloy published a portion of these results and, through a factor analysis of 12 items, demonstrated the existence of 4 physical fitness factors, which he titled (1) circulo-respiratory endurance, (2) velocity or muscular contraction speed, (3) muscular endurance, and (4) mesomorphic build.
Patel, "Synthesis, characterization, and mesomorphic properties of new liquid-crystalline compounds involving ester-azomethine central linkages, lateral substitution, and a thiazole ring," Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, vol.
(11) Elite female Taekwondo athletes were found to be more mesomorphic with less fat than collegiate female Taekwondo athletes.
We consider a mesomorphic binary mixture of rod-like molecules of comparable size [27, 28].
All the mentioned bands are sensitive to the order of long helicoidal chains, and then they measure the contribution to order of a phase as well as of [beta] phase and of mesomorphic structures.
The Influence of Reliability in Measuring Skinfolds on the Reliability of Result of Endomorphic and Mesomorphic Components of Somatotyp.
Clearly, in Spain, the current female role models are glamorous women who are really thin, an image that is not consistent with the muscular, mesomorphic body types of most female athletes (Toro, 1996).