Medical Dictionary


adj so·mat·ic \sō-ˈmat-ik, sə-\

Medical Definition of SOMATIC

a :  of, relating to, or affecting the body especially as distinguished from the germ plasm or psyche :  physical b :  of, relating to, supplying, or involving skeletal muscles <the somatic nervous system> <a somatic reflex>
:  of or relating to the wall of the body as distinguished from the viscera :  parietal
so·mat·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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