French somatiquefrom Greek sōmatikosfromsōmasōmat-bodysoma1
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Frenchsomatique, from Ancient Greek σωματικός (sōmatikos, “bodily"), from σῶμα (sōma, “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.
Do not, he said, think that I mean the flesh which invests and covers me, and bid you eat that; nor suppose either that I command you to drink my sensible and somatic blood.
It may be carried as a somatic character, when it will be visible in the body tissues, or it may be carried as a gametic character, and its presence can only then be detected in subsequent generations, by adequately devised breeding tests.