Meaning of somatic


Pronunciation: (sō-mat'ik, su-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of the body; bodily; physical.
  2. pertaining to the body wall of an animal.
  3. pertaining to or affecting the somatic cells, as distinguished from the germ cells.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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