Ectomorph meaning

ĕktə-môrf
Someone with a lean, only slightly muscular body.
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(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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An individual having a lean, slightly muscular body build in which tissues derived from the embryonic ectoderm predominate.
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An ectomorphic individual.
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An individual having a lean, slightly muscular body build in which tissues derived from the embryonic ectoderm predominate.
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Origin of ectomorph

  • ecto(derm) –morph

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Derived from ectoderm +‎ -morph from William Herbert Sheldon.

    From Wiktionary