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[muhs-uh l-bound] /ˈmʌs əlˌbaʊnd/

having enlarged and inelastic , as from excessive exercise.
rigid; inflexible:
musclebound rules.
having overdeveloped and inelastic muscles
lacking flexibility

1879, from muscle (n.) + bound, past participle of bind (v.).

musclebound mus·cle·bound or mus·cle-bound (mŭs’əl-bound’)
Having inelastic, overdeveloped muscles that function poorly together for concerted action.


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