Ectomorph



[ek-tuh-mawrf] /ˈɛk təˌmɔrf/

noun
1.
a person of the type.
/ˈɛktəʊˌmɔːf/
noun
1.
a person with a thin body build: said to be correlated with cerebrotonia Compare endomorph, mesomorph
n.

1940, coined by Sheldon from ecto- + Greek morphe (see morphine). Related: Ectomorphic.

ectomorph ec·to·morph (ěk’tə-môrf’)
n.
An individual having a lean, slightly muscular body build in which tissues derived from the embryonic ectoderm predominate.
ec’to·mor’phic adj.
ec’to·mor’phy n.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Ectomorphic

    [ek-tuh-mawr-fik] /ˌɛk təˈmɔr fɪk/ adjective 1. having a thin body build, roughly characterized by the relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic ectoderm (contrasted with , ).

  • Ectomorphy

    [ek-tuh-mawr-fik] /ˌɛk təˈmɔr fɪk/ adjective 1. having a thin body build, roughly characterized by the relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic ectoderm (contrasted with , ).



  • Ectomycorrhiza

    /ˌɛktəʊˌmaɪkəˈraɪzə/ noun 1. another name for ectotrophic mycorrhiza

  • Ectopagus

    ectopagus ec·top·a·gus (ěk-tŏp’ə-gəs) n. Conjoined twins in which the bodies are joined laterally.



Disclaimer: Ectomorph definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.