ectomorph

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Derived from ectoderm +‎ -morph from William Herbert Sheldon.

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ectomorph (plural ectomorphs)

  1. Someone with a lean, only slightly muscular body
  2. (bodybuilding): Theoretical body type in which a person has a high metabolism. Such a person can easily maintain a low fat physique, but does not add muscle or body weight easily.

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