Medical Definition of somatize
so·ma·tized or chiefly British so·ma·tisedso·ma·tiz·ing or chiefly British so·ma·tis·ing
: to express (as psychological conflicts) through somatic symptoms <somatized anxieties>
: 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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