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so·ma 1

n. pl. so·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or so·mas
1. The entire body of an organism, exclusive of the germ cells.
2. See cell body.
3. The body of an individual as contrasted with the mind or psyche.

[New Latin sōma, from Greek, body; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.]

so·ma 2

An intoxicating or hallucinogenic beverage, made from a plant or fungus whose identity is now unknown, that was offered to the gods and consumed by participants in Vedic ritual sacrifices.

[Sanskrit somaḥ; akin to sunoti, he presses.]
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n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Zoology) the body of an organism, esp an animal, as distinct from the germ cells
[C19: via New Latin from Greek sōma the body]


(Other Non-Christian Religions) an intoxicating plant juice drink used in Vedic rituals
[from Sanskrit]
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(ˈsoʊ mə)

n., pl. -ma•ta (-mə tə)
the body of an organism as contrasted with its germ cells.
[1830–40; < New Latin < Greek sôma body]
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- The body of an organism.
See also related terms for organism.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soma - leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
genus Sarcostemma, Sarcostemma - succulent subshrubs or vines; tropical and subtropical India and Africa and Malaysia
2.Soma - personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual
Hindu deity - a deity worshipped by the Hindus
3.soma - alternative names for the body of a human beingsoma - alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
human, human being, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
person - a human body (usually including the clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person"
juvenile body - the body of a young person
adult body - the body of an adult human being
male body - the body of a male human being
female body - the body of a female human being
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