somatic (so-mat´ik)

1. Relating to the soma or trunk, the wall of the body cavity, or the body in general.parietal (2) ; 2. Relating to or involving the skeleton or skeletal (voluntary) muscle and the innervation of the latter, as distinct from the viscera or visceral (involuntary) muscle and its (autonomic) innervation.parietal (3) ; 3. Relating to the vegetative, as distinguished from the generative, functions. [G. somatikos, bodily]


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