endomorphic etymology

English word endomorphic comes from English -ic, English endomorph

Detailed word origin of endomorphic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
endomorph English (eng) (bodybuilding) : Theoretical body type with slow metabolism in which weight is gained easily, but fat levels are hard to reduce. Endomorphic bodybuilders tend to be the most massive.. A mineral, especially a crystal, enclosed within another. A person of the endomorphic physical type characterised by big bones, round face, large trunk and thighs and a naturally high degree of body fat, [...]
endomorphic English (eng) Of or pertaining to an endomorph.

Words with the same origin as endomorphic

Descendants of -ic
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