PHTHINOID

adjective. designating an assortment of the asthenic constitutional body type in Kretschmer typology wherein the physique is underdeveloped and generally marked by a narrow and flat chest.

PHTHINOID: "Today, we are going to view several examples of the phthinoid body type."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHTHINOID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phthinoid/ (accessed July 23, 2019).
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