from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or affecting the body, especially as distinguished from a body part, the mind, or the environment; corporeal or physical. See Synonyms at bodily.
- adj. Of or relating to the wall of the body cavity, especially as distinguished from the head, limbs, or viscera.
- adj. Of or relating to the portion of the vertebrate nervous system that regulates voluntary movement.
- adj. Of or relating to a somatic cell or the somatoplasm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Part of, or relating to the body of an organism.
- adj. Of or relating to the wall of the body; somatopleuric; parietal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the body as a whole; corporeal.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the wall of the body; somatopleuric; parietal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the body or material organism, as distinguished from the soul, spirit, or mind; physical; corporeal; bodily.
- Of or pertaining to the soma: as, the longitudinal somatic axis lies in the meson.
- Of or pertaining to the cavity or interior hollow of the body of an animal, and especially to the body-walls of such cavity; parietal, as distinguished from visceral or splanchnic; cœlomatic; somatopleural.
- Pertaining to mass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
French somatique, from Greek sōmatikos, from sōma, sōmat-, body; see soma1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French somatique, from Ancient Greek σωματικός (sōmatikos, "bodily"), from σῶμα (sōma, "body"). (Wiktionary)