somatoform disorder

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somatoform disorder so·mat·o·form disorder (sō-māt'ə-fôrm', sō'mə-tə-)
Any of a group of disorders characterized by physical symptoms representing specific disorders for which there is no organic basis or known physiological cause, but for which there is presumed to be a psychological basis.

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