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(physical type): Derived from endoderm +‎ -morph from William Herbert Sheldon.



endomorph (plural endomorphs)

  1. A mineral, especially a crystal, enclosed within another
  2. A person of the endomorphic physical type, characterised by big bones, round face, large trunk and thighs and a naturally high degree of body fat, especially around the midsection.
  3. (bodybuilding) A person having a theoretical body type with slow metabolism in which weight is gained easily, but fat levels are hard to reduce. Endomorphic bodybuilders tend to be the most massive.

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