Habitus



[hab-i-tuh s] /ˈhæb ɪ təs/

noun, plural habitus.
1.
the physical characteristics of a person, especially appearance and constitution as related to disease.
/ˈhæbɪtəs/
noun (pl) -tus
1.
(med) general physical state, esp with regard to susceptibility to disease
2.
tendency or inclination, esp of plant or animal growth; habit

habitus hab·i·tus (hāb’ĭ-təs)
n. pl. habitus
The physical and constitutional characteristics of an individual, especially the tendency to develop a certain disease.

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