somatic Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “somatic” - English Dictionary

"somatic" in British English

See all translations


uk   us   /səˈmæt.ɪk/ specialized
relating to the ​body as ​opposed to the ​mind: Children of ​parentsaffected by post-traumatic ​stressdisorder can ​becomeangry, ​depressed, and show somatic ​symptoms such as ​stomachaches or ​headaches.
relating to ​generalbodycells: somatic mutations
(Definition of somatic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of somatic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“somatic” in English

Word of the Day

be nothing to it

used to say something is very easy

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More