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 for somatic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Somatic \So*mat"ic\ (s[-o]*m[a^]t"[i^]k), a. [Gr. swmatiko`s,
     fr. sw^ma the body.]
     1. Of or pertaining to the body as a whole; corporeal; as,
        somatic death; somatic changes.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Of or pertaining to the wall of the body; somatopleuric;
        parietal; as, the somatic stalk of the yolk sac of an
        embryo.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Somatic death. See the Note under Death, n., 1.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  somatic
      adj 1: affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the
             mind or spirit; "bodily needs"; "a corporal defect";
             "corporeal suffering"; "a somatic symptom or somatic
             illness" [syn: bodily, corporal, corporeal,
             somatic]

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