n. the overall structure of the body based on three components which are type, size, and composition. As to body type, a person can be ectomorphic, mesomorphic, or endomorphic. Body size is determined by height, weight, and girth, while body composition considers the amount of body fat and lean muscle.

BODY BUILD: "Under body build, there is a term which sums up all three body types (ectomorph, mesomorph, endomorph) and this is known as somatotype."
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