somatogenic

somatogenic

[suh-mat-uh-jen-ik, soh-muh-tuh-]
adjective Biology.
developing from somatic cells.
Also, somatogenetic [suh-mat-uh-juh-net-ik, soh-muh-tuh-] .


Origin:
1900–05; somato- + -genic

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somatogenic (səˌmætəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
 
adj
med originating in the cells of the body: of organic, rather than mental, origin: a somatogenic disorder

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somatogenic so·mat·o·gen·ic (sō-māt'ə-jěn'ĭk, sō'mə-tə-) or so·mat·o·ge·net·ic (-jə-nět'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Originating in the body under the influence of external forces.

  2. Having origin in body cells.

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