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so·mat·ic

 (sō-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or affecting the body, especially as distinguished from a body part, the mind, or the environment; corporeal or physical.
2. Of or relating to the wall of the body cavity, especially as distinguished from the head, limbs, or viscera.
3. Of or relating to the portion of the vertebrate nervous system that regulates voluntary movement.
4. Of or relating to a somatic cell or the somatoplasm.

[French somatique, from Greek sōmatikos, from sōma, sōmat-, body; see soma1.]

so·mat′i·cal·ly adv.

somatic

(səʊˈmætɪk)
adj
1. (Biology) of or relating to the soma: somatic cells.
2. (Zoology) of or relating to an animal body or body wall as distinct from the viscera, limbs, and head
3. (Anatomy) of or relating to the human body as distinct from the mind: a somatic disease.
[C18: from Greek sōmatikos concerning the body, from sōma the body]
soˈmatically adv

so•mat•ic

(soʊˈmæt ɪk, sə-)

adj.
1. of the body; bodily; physical.
2. of or pertaining to the body walls, as distinguished from the inner organs.
3. of or pertaining to a somatic cell.
[1765–75; < Greek sōmatikós=sōmat-, s. of sôma body + -ikos -ic]
so•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.

so·mat·ic

(sō-măt′ĭk)
Relating to the body. ♦ The cells of the body with the exception of the reproductive cells (gametes) are known as somatic cells. See Note at mitosis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.somatic - affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit; "bodily needs"; "a corporal defect"; "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic illness"
physical - involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"

somatic

adjective
Of or relating to the human body:
Translations

somatic

[səʊˈmætɪk] ADJsomático

somatic

adjsomatisch

so·mat·ic

a. somático-a, rel. al cuerpo.

somatic

adj somático
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The use of somatic cell nuclear transfer for human cloning has not been proved safe and is therefore unethical, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine says.
A male goat cloned from somatic cells extracted from a 6-month-old goat was born Sunday at the laboratory of the National Institute of Animal Industry in the town of Kukizaki, Ibaraki Prefecture, researchers at the institute said Monday.
Despite studies that indicated that ticcing behavior had a somatic etiology, psychogenic explanations remained dominant.
CFS is a relatively new name for a disorder, of unknown etiology, characterized by debilitating fatigue and other somatic and neuropsychiatric symptoms (Farrar, Locke, & Kantrowitz, 1995).