habitus

Definitions of habitus
  1. noun
    constitution of the human body
    synonyms: body-build, build, physique
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    lankiness
    a tall and thin physique
    dumpiness, squattiness
    a short and stout physique
    body type, somatotype
    a category of physique
    asthenic type, ectomorphy
    slender, weak, and lightweight
    endomorphy, pyknic type
    round, fat, and heavy
    athletic type, mesomorphy
    muscular and big-boned
    type of:
    bodily property
    an attribute of the body
  2. noun
    person's predisposition to be affected by something (as a disease)
    “the consumptive habitus
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    type of:
    predisposition, sensitivity
    susceptibility to a pathogen
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