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somatic cell

noun, Cell Biology
1.
one of the cells that take part in the formation of the body, becoming differentiated into the various tissues, organs, etc.
2.
any cell other than a germ cell.
Origin of somatic cell
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for somatic cell

somatic cell

noun
1.
any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells Compare germ cell
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somatic cell in Medicine

somatic cell n.
Any cell of a plant or an animal other than a germ cell.

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