Definición de ectomorph en inglés:

ectomorph

Saltos de línea: ecto|morph
Pronunciación: /ˈɛktə(ʊ)mɔːf
 
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sustantivo

Physiology
A person with a lean and delicate build of body. Compare with endomorph and mesomorph.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If you are now starting a fitness programme, it is a good idea for you to know what is your body type - mesomorph, ectomorph, endomorph, or a cross between two types.
  • I was once a guest at a spa where we could avail ourselves of a ‘wellness expert’ who could customise a person's meals based on whether she was, say, a thyroidal mesomorph or an adrenal ectomorph.
  • Still, extreme ectomorphs can't eat lean and clean and maximize mass.

Origen

1940s: ecto- from ectodermal (being the layer of the embryo giving rise to physical characteristics which predominate) + -morph.

Derivativos

ectomorphic

Pronunciación: /-ˈmɔːfɪk/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If the Air Force wants an ectomorphic / mesomorphic force, so be it, but one day it may be hard to fill our manning boots without all our hard-working endomorphs.
  • Negative descriptors such as ‘lonely’ and ‘depressed’ were assigned to the figure possessing the least muscular, or most ectomorphic, chest.
  • She was taller than the redhead by an inch or two, being that she had the willowy yet graceful physique like that of a healthy ectomorphic body.

ectomorphy

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Taking into account the levels of tissue components in the men it was calculated that the levels of endomorphy, mesomorphy and ectomorphy in the female contestants amounted to 158%, 68% and 129% respectively.
  • Those values in female patients were 159.2 cm, 47.8 kg, and 118.5, respectively, indicating that the male patients showed a higher degree of ectomorphy.
  • But it will be difficult for those who have a high degree of ectomorphy to achieve a significant increase in their body weight.

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