Medical Definition of somatize
somatized or chiefly British somatised; somatizing or chiefly British somatising
transitive verb: to express (as psychological conflicts) through somatic symptoms <somatized anxieties>
intransitive verb: to express psychological conflicts through somatic symptoms <some people somatize — they have all kinds of body aches and pains that their doctors can't explain—Roger Callahan et al>
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