Literally meaning: “outer form ”
Origin: Anc Greek
+ μορφή/morphe(=shape, form)
The term was coined by in the 1940s by American psychologist William Herbert Sheldon, who supported that the size and shape of a individual’s body were indicators of personality.
Exomorph is a somatotype (physical type) which is characterized by by a slight muscular development due to predominance of tissue derived by ectoderm.