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bodybuilding

(bŏd′ē-bĭl′dĭng)
n.
The process of developing the musculature of the body through specific types of diet and physical exercise, such as weightlifting, especially for competitive exhibition.

bod′y·build′er n.

bodybuilding

(bod′ē-bild″ing)
The use of resistance training and weight training along with nutritional and/or pharmacological methods to increase muscle size in an effort to alter physical appearance.
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