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Definition of mesomorph noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mesomorph

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmezəmɔːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmezəmɔːrf//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈmiːzəmɔːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmiːzəmɔːrf//
 
(biology) Body shape
 
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a person whose natural body shape is neither thin nor fat, with quite a lot of muscle See related entries: Body shape Word Origin 1920s: meso- from mesodermal (of the layer of the embryo giving rise to physical characteristics which predominate) + -morph.
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