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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Somatic  \So*mat"ic\,  a.  [Gr.  swmatiko`s,  fr  sw^ma  the  body.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  body  as  a  whole;  corporeal;  as 
  somatic  death;  somatic  changes. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  wall  of  the  body;  somatopleuric; 
  parietal;  as  the  somatic  stalk  of  the  yolk  sac  of  an 
  embryo. 
 
  {Somatic  death}.  See  the  Note  under  {Death},  n.,  1. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  somatic 
  adj  :  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"  [syn:  {bodily},  {corporal},  {corporeal}] 




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