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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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Structural aspects of polypropylene appear to be heavily affected by their thermal history: slow cooling induces crystalline |*alpha*|-phase, fast cooling suppresses crystallization and yields the mesomorphic phase.
Research suggests that the muscular mesomorphic body may be the most common one appearing in mass media.
This is likely because these individuals were more focused on developing their bodies in a manner that would represent their view of a societal ideal, which in their minds was a more mesomorphic body appearance.
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We do know that the preference in society is toward mesomorphic (muscular) males, and there is an aversion toward endomorphic (fat) and ectomorphic (thin) males (Weinke, 1998).
Some categorize body type as "ectomorphic (thin), endomorphic (heavy) or mesomorphic (muscular).
30%) and are comparable with the latter when mesomorphic pitch was added (5.
Claude Bouchard, geneticist at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University, found that such populations have a higher percentage of "energy efficient" fast-twitch muscle fibers to complement their naturally more mesomorphic physiques.
An average pelvis size could indicate a mesomorphic body type.
Goldfield, Harper, and Blouin (1998) suggested that an increase in bodybuilding and weightlifting has paralleled sociocultural norms with a mesomorphic build as the new ideal male body type.
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