French somatiquefrom Greek sōmatikosfromsōmasōmat-bodysoma1
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Frenchsomatique, from Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ‰Î¼Î±Ï„Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (sÅmatikos, “bodily"), from Ïƒá¿¶Î¼Î± (sÅma, “body").
Somatic Sentence Examples
And yet the albino itself shows no somatic pattern or pigment.
Then we have Beard's " germ-cell " hypothesis, in which he holds that many of the germ-cells in the growing embryo fail to reach their proper position - the generative areas - and settle down and become quiescent in some somatic tissue of the embryo.
Some workers regard certain appearances in dividing cells found in cancer as evidence of a reversion of the somatic cell to the germcell type (heterotypical), otherwise found only in the process which results in the formation of an embryo.
The somatic cells represent communities or republics, as it were, which we name organs and tissues, but each cell possesses a certain autonomy and independence of action, and exhibits phenomena which are indicative of vitality.