Body shape

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Human body shape is a complex phenomenon with sophisticated detail and function.wikipedia
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Overweight

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Being overweight or underweight causes change in the human body's shape as well as posture and walking style.
But the accumulation of too much storage fat can impair movement, flexibility, and alter the appearance of the body.

Hip

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Widening of the hip bones occurs as part of the female pubertal process, and estrogens (the predominant sex hormones in females) cause a widening of the pelvis as a part of sexual differentiation.
Body shape

Estrogen

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Widening of the hip bones occurs as part of the female pubertal process, and estrogens (the predominant sex hormones in females) cause a widening of the pelvis as a part of sexual differentiation.
Estrogens are responsible for the development of female secondary sexual characteristics during puberty, including breast development, widening of the hips, and female fat distribution.

Female body shape

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Hourglass shape: The female body is significantly narrower in the waist both in front view and profile view. The waist is narrower than the chest region due to the breasts, and narrower than the hip region due to the width of the buttocks, which results in an hourglass shape.
There is a wide range of normality of female body shapes.

Constitution type

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Body type
Constitution type or body type refer to a number of classification systems or typology systems used to empirically or theoretically classify the body shape of a human individual.

Dad bod

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Dad bods
Dad bod is a slang term in popular culture referring to a body shape particular to middle-aged men.

Human physical appearance

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Human physical appearance
Height, body weight, skin tone, body hair, sexual organs, moles, birthmarks, freckles, hair color, hair texture, eye color, eye shape (see epicanthic fold), nose shape (see nasal bridge), ears shape (see earlobes), body shape

Somatotype and constitutional psychology

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Somatotype and constitutional psychology
Body shape

Muscle

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The general shape or figure of a person is defined mainly by the molding of skeletal structures, as well as the distribution of muscles and fat. In adult humans, muscle mass may change due to exercise, and fat distribution may change due to hormone fluctuations.

Adipose tissue

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The general shape or figure of a person is defined mainly by the molding of skeletal structures, as well as the distribution of muscles and fat.

Human skeleton

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Growth is usually completed between the ages of 13 and 18, at which time the epiphyseal plates of long bones close, allowing no further growth (see Human skeleton).

Puberty

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During puberty, differentiation of the male and female body occurs for the purposes of reproduction.

Virilization

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During puberty, differentiation of the male and female body occurs for the purposes of reproduction.

Reproduction

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During puberty, differentiation of the male and female body occurs for the purposes of reproduction.

Sex steroid

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Widening of the hip bones occurs as part of the female pubertal process, and estrogens (the predominant sex hormones in females) cause a widening of the pelvis as a part of sexual differentiation. In adult humans, muscle mass may change due to exercise, and fat distribution may change due to hormone fluctuations.

Pelvis

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Because the female pelvis is flatter, more rounded and proportionally larger, the head of the fetus may pass during childbirth.

Face

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Due to the action of testosterone, males may develop these facial-bone features during puberty:

Jaw

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A heavier jaw.

Chin

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More prominent chin.

Testosterone

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Larger nose bone. (testosterone thickens the brow and "upper bridge of the nose")

Sexual differentiation

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Widening of the hip bones occurs as part of the female pubertal process, and estrogens (the predominant sex hormones in females) cause a widening of the pelvis as a part of sexual differentiation.

Childbirth

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Hence females generally have wider hips, permitting childbirth.

Fetus

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Because the female pelvis is flatter, more rounded and proportionally larger, the head of the fetus may pass during childbirth.

Sacrum

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The sacrum in females is shorter and wider, and also directed more toward the rear (see image).

Secondary sex characteristic

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However, not all females adhere to this stereotypical pattern of secondary sex characteristics.