somatogenic


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so·mat·o·gen·ic

 (sō-măt′ə-jĕn′ĭk, sō′mə-tə-) also so·mat·o·ge·net·ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Of somatic origin; developing from the somatic cells.
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somatogenic

(səˌmætəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(Medicine) med originating in the cells of the body: of organic, rather than mental, origin: a somatogenic disorder.
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somatogenic

originating in the body or the cells of the body, as a disease. Also called physiogenic.
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Adj.1.somatogenic - of or arising from physiological causes rather than being psychogenic in origin; "somatogenic theories of schizophrenia"
physical - involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"
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The gag reflex also called as gagging is viewed as a normal, defensive, physiological mechanism that happens so as to forestall foreign bodies or toxic materials from getting entry to pharynx, larynx or trachea.1 A prosthodontist commonly encounters patients with gagging while providing prosthodontic treatment.2,3 Various stimulating or triggering factors of gag reflex in prosthodontic patients are reported in the literature but broadly the gag reflex has been classified as either somatogenic or psychogenic.4,5 Somatogenic gagging starts from insufficient retention of the prosthesis, thick posterior borders of the denture, inadequate posterior seal, lack of tongue space and malocclusion.
However, removal of o-linked oligosaccharide had a small effect on either somatogenic or lactogenic binding (Byatt et al., 1992).
Research in micro-kinesics and social kinesics is proceeding upon the assumption that visually perceptible body shifts, whose variations have been repetitively observed and which are subject to systematization, are learned rather than somatogenic.
In this sense, the psychopathological circumstances (chronic alcoholism, drug addictions, psychopathies, reactive states), somatogenic circumstances (birth defects, disabilities, severe, incurable somatic diseases) and sociogenic circumstances (proselytism, social and legal conflicts, sociopathies) should be considered.
Its biological effects are broadly classified as either somatogenic or metabolic which results in linear growth and milk production of the ruminant system (Pell and Bates 1987).
CLASSIFICATION: Gagging or Gag-reflex has been classified as either (i) somatogenic (ii) psychogenic.
Clark, "The somatogenic hormones and insulin-like growth factor-1: stimulators of lymphopoiesis and immune function," Endocrine Reviews, vol.