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also mus·cle-bound  (mŭs′əl-bound′)
1. Having inelastic, overdeveloped muscles, usually as the result of excessive exercise.
a. Hindered by or as if by overdeveloped muscles.
b. Characterized by inflexibility; rigid.
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(ˈmʌs əlˌbaʊnd)

1. having enlarged and inelastic muscles, as from excessive exercise.
2. rigid; inflexible: musclebound rules.
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[ˈmʌslbaʊnd] ADJexageradamente musculoso
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