Adjective "mesomorphic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌmɛzə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk//ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Breaking down his client list into three specific body types - ectomorphic, endomorphic and mesomorphic - Isaacson gives the best advice for each category.'
  2. 'Endomorphs (bigger guys with a tendency toward being overweight) are predisposed to putting on body fat more easily than their ecto and mesomorphic counterparts.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to or having a muscular or sturdy body build characterized by the relative prominence of structures developed from the embryonic mesoderm (contrasted with ectomorphic, endomorphic).

2. Physical Chemistry. pertaining to or existing in an intermediate state, as a liquid crystal in the nematic or smectic state.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be mesomorphic."

"builds can be mesomorphic."