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n. a constitutional type (somatotype) in Sheldon’s constitutional theory of personality characterized by a soft, round physique, which—according to this theory—is highly correlated with viscerotonia. Also called endomorphic body type. —endomorphic adj. —endomorphy n.

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n. a form of biographical literature that offers a psychological profile or analysis of an individual’s personality in addition to the usual account of his or her life and experiences. —psychobiographical adj.