Definition of Habitus in English :

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Habitus meaning in English

Meaning of Habitus in English

Pronunciation of Habitus in English

Habitus pronunciation in English

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1. habitus

person's predisposition to be affected by something (as a disease)

Example Sentences:
'the consumptive habitus'

2. body-build, build, habitus, physique

constitution of the human body

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noun plural -tus
1. medicine
general physical state, esp with regard to susceptibility to disease
tendency or inclination, esp of plant or animal growth; habit

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nounWord forms: plural ˈhabitus (ˈhæbətəs ; habˈətəs)
habit (sense 5) habit (sense 7)
general physical appearance and body build, sometimes related to a predisposition to certain diseases

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n. pl. habitus
The physical and constitutional characteristics of an individual, especially as related to the tendency to develop a certain disease.

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