January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1667
Reference Entry
A definition of the medical term physique is presented. The term refers to body build. It also means the structure and organization of the body. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.


Related Articles

  • body.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p273 

    A definition of the medical term "body" is presented. Body refers to the complete organism, living or dead. This is also defined as the sum of the physical components of an organism. Further definition identifies this as the largest or most important part of any organ. The definition is from the...

  • cushingoid.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p517 

    A definition of the medical term "cushingoid" is presented. Cushingoid refers to having physical characteristics that result from excess exposure to corticosteroids, such as a rounded face, weight gain, or thin, easily bruised skin. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • duplex.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p645 

    A definition of the term "duplex" is presented, which means having two components or two functions.

  • synergy, synergism.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2129 

    A definition of the term "synergy, synergism" is presented. It refers to an action of two or more agents or organs working with each other.

  • Transformation: It Will Happen. GREAUX, JULIEN // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Feb2011, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p218 

    The article presents the author's comments on how to transform one's physique.

  • mesomorph. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p502 

    An encyclopedia entry for the term "mesomorph" is presented. The term is used to describe an individual with certain characteristics, including a square head, a large heart, broad and muscular chest and shoulders, powerful arms and legs and little body fat. However, this term is deemed to have...

  • endomorph.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p770 

    A definition of the term "endomorph," which refers to a person with a body build marked by predominance of tissues derived from the endoderm, is presented.

  • physique.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1784 

    A definition of the term "physique," which refers to body fluid and the structure and organization of the body, is presented.

  • Study on the adult physique with the Heath-Carter anthropometric somatotype in the Han of Xi'an, China. Yang, Li-Tao; Wang, Ning; Li, Zeng-Xian; Liu, Cui; He, Xin; Zhang, Jian-Fei; Han, Hua; Wen, You-Feng; Qian, Yi-Hua; Xi, Huan-Jiu // Anatomical Science International;Mar2016, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p180 

    The study of somatotypes has important significance for medical and physical anthropology as well as sports science. The aim of this study was to understand the somatotype components of the Han population in Xi'an and compare the somatotypes of the Han and five other nationalities in China. The...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics