Definition of Somatotype

1. Noun. A category of physique.

Exact synonyms: Body Type
Generic synonyms: Body-build, Build, Habitus, Physique
Specialized synonyms: Asthenic Type, Ectomorphy, Endomorphy, Pyknic Type, Athletic Type, Mesomorphy



Definition of Somatotype

1. Noun. body build ¹

2. Noun. a type of physique ¹

3. Noun. esp., one the types defined by Sheldon: ectomorphic, endomorphic, mesomorphic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Somatotype

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Somatotype

1. 1. The constitutional or body type of an individual. 2. The particular constitutional or body type associated with a particular personality type. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Somatotype

somatotrophic
somatotrophic adenoma
somatotrophic hormone
somatotrophin
somatotrophins
somatotrophs
somatotropic
somatotropic hormone
somatotropin
somatotropin-releasing factor
somatotropin-releasing hormone
somatotropin release-inhibiting factor
somatotropin release-inhibiting hormone
somatotropins
somatotropism
somatotype (current term)
somatotypes
somatotypology
somatrem
somatroph
somatrophs
somatropin
somber
sombered
somberer
somberest
sombering
somberly
somberness
sombernesses

Literary usage of Somatotype

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1. Reducing the Health Consequences of Smoking: 25 Years of Progress: A Report by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"A third chapter in the 1964 Report discussed morphological characteristics of smokers as important determinants of smoking (eg, physique, somatotype, ..."

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