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Somatotypes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Somatotypes
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.600.115.800
G07.100.800
Unique ID
D013008
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013008
Scope Note
Body build determined on the basis of certain physical characteristics of body shape and BODY COMPOSITION. A somatotyping appraisal is a composite rating of the three basic body types: ectomorph (thin physique), endomorph (rounded physique), and mesomorph (athletic physique).
Entry Term(s)
Body Build
Body Shape
Body Type
Body Types
Ectomorph
Endomorph
Mesomorph
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Somatotypes Preferred
Body Shape Related
Mesomorph Narrower
Ectomorph Narrower
Endomorph Narrower
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