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Related to somatotype: somatotype theory
a particular type of body build.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. The constitutional or body type of a person.
2. The particular constitutional or body type associated with a particular personality type.
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The structure or build of a person, especially to the extent to which it exhibits the characteristics of an ectomorph, an endomorph, or a mesomorph.
so·mat′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
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The constitutional or body type of an individual or with a particular personality type.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
somatotypeThe physical build of a person. A body type, claimed by some, with little evidence, to have a reliable correlation with personality. See also ECTOMORPH, ENDOMORPH, MESOMORPH.
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