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somatic

so·mat·ic

somatic

 
 
pronunciation:
so mae tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to the body itself; corporeal.
Sometimes depression can have somatic symptoms, including physical pain.
similar words:
outward, physical
definition 2: of or pertaining to the outer body walls, as opposed to the viscera.
derivation: somatically (adv.)
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The word somatic contains the following part:
som, somat Greek root that means body