|1.||of or relating to the soma: somatic cells|
|2.||of or relating to an animal body or body wall as distinct from the viscera, limbs, and head|
|3.||of or relating to the human body as distinct from the mind: a somatic disease|
|[C18: from Greek sōmatikos concerning the body, from sōma the body]|
somatic so·mat·ic (sō-māt'ĭk)
Of, relating to, or affecting the body, especially as distinguished from a body part, the mind, or the environment; corporeal or physical.
Of or relating to the wall of the body cavity, especially as distinguished from the head, limbs, or viscera.
Relating to the vegetative, as distinguished from the generative, functions.
Of or relating to a somatic cell or the somatoplasm.