Definition of Ectomorph

1. Noun. A person with a thin body.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



Definition of Ectomorph

1. Noun. Someone with a lean, only slightly muscular body ¹

2. Noun. (bodybuilding): Theoretical body type in which a person has a high metabolism. Such a person can easily maintain a low fat physique, but does not add muscle or body weight easily. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ectomorph

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ectomorph

1. A constitutional body type or build (biotype or somatotype) in which tissues originating from the ectoderm predominate; from a morphological standpoint, the limbs predominate over the trunk. Synonym: longitype. Origin: ecto-+ G. Morphe, form (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ectomorph

ectogenic
ectogenic teratosis
ectogenous
ectogeny
ectoglobular
ectohormone
ectohormones
ectoine synthase
ectolecithal
ectomere
ectomeres
ectomeric
ectomesenchyme
ectomies
ectomorph (current term)
ectomorphic
ectomorphs
ectomorphy
ectomy
ectomycorrhiza
ectomycorrhizae
ectomycorrhizal
ectonucleotide
ectonucleotide pyrophosphohydrolase
ectopagus
ectoparasite
ectoparasites
ectoparasitic
ectoparasitic infestations

Literary usage of Ectomorph

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1. Entropy and Alchemy: The Problem of Individuality in an Age of Society by Edwin Stuart (2003)
"We rise up into the higher levels ofthe mind as we leave behind the animals in heat; the dehydrated runner quenching his thirst; the ectomorph filling his ..."

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