Body type
A somewhat old-fashioned term used to classify the human shape into three primary types: ectomorphic, mesomorphic, or endomorphic.

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the characteristic anatomical appearance of an individual, based on the predominance of the structures derived from the three germ layers (ectoderm, mesoderm, endoderm). The three types are described as ectomorphic, mesomorphic, and endomorphic.

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somatotype.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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