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English definition of “somatic”


adjective     /səˈmæt.ɪk/ US  // specialized
relating to the body as opposed to the mind : Children of parents affected by post-traumatic stress disorder can become angry , depressed , and show somatic symptoms such as stomach-aches or headaches .The body
(Definition of somatic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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