Examples of somatic in a Sentence
a somatic disorder that was once thought to be “all in the patient's head”
Recent Examples of somatic from the Web
The latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders replaced hypochondriasis with two alternatives: somatic symptom disorder and illness anxiety disorder.
During five consecutive Saturdays, this sextet engaged in somatic exercises involving yoga, tai chi, mindfulness, dance and theater games before heading into the woods to commune with nature.
Its adherents tend to be regular, simple folk, who may not articulate a Jacksonian paradigm but understand its governing philosophy by somatic impulse.
But acceptance jumped to 39% if the enhancement was in somatic cells, and only 35% objected.
That’s not the case with using CRISPR to correct somatic cells, which don’t give rise to egg and sperm.
According to another Methodist Health Systems press release, there have only been 33 pregnant women who've been kept on somatic support like this since 1982.
When the somatic cell fused with the egg, researchers fertilized the egg with sperm.
In a November hearing, an attorney for Roof requested an evaluation of his competency to stand trial, arguing that his client suffered from crippling anxiety or a somatic delusion.
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Origin and Etymology of somatic
First Known Use: circa 1775See Words from the same year
medical Definition of somatic
- the somatic nervous system
- a somatic reflex
somaticallyplay \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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