somatist

noun
so·​ma·​tist | \ ˈsōmətə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of somatist

1 : an advocate of medical organicism
2 : one who seeks the causes of mental disorders in brain lesions and other physical conditions

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International Scientific Vocabulary somat- + -ist

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“Somatist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/somatist. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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