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pyknic

GC: adj

S: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016641150861448X(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017); https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2181023/pdf/procrsmed00566-0003.pdf(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017).

N: 1. 1920s: from Greek puknos ‘thick’ + -ic. The word was first used by the German psychiatrist, Ernst Kretschmer (1888–1964), in his tripartite classification of human types (the other two being asthenic and athletic).
Anthropology. Relating to or denoting a stocky physique with a rounded body and head, thickset trunk, and a tendency to fat.
2. (of a physical type) characterized by a broad squat fleshy physique with a large chest and abdomen
3. pyknic in American English: adjective. Obsolete. endomorphic (sense 3).
4. Having a constitutional body type characterized by a short, stocky, well rounded body build and proportionately large body cavities.
5. endomorphic: (...) one of W. H. Sheldon's three constitutional types.
6. Cultural Interrelation: We can mention Geniale Menschen (1929), translated as The Psychology of Men of Genius (1931), by Ernst Kretschmer.

S: 1. https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/pyknic(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017). 2 & 3. https://www.collinsdictionary.com/es/diccionario/ingles/pyknic(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017). 4. TERMIUM PLUS - http://goo.gl/svhXEd(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017). 5. GDT - http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=17486433(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017). 6. http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/18024881?q&versionId=21150881(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017).

OV: pycnic

S: GDT - http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=17486433(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017)

SYN: 1. pyknosomatic. 2. endomorphic, euromorph.

S: 1. TERMIUM PLUS - http://goo.gl/svhXEd(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017). 2. GDT - http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=17486433(external link) (last access: 15 March 2017).


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