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somaticize

[suh-mat-uh-sahyz, soh-muh-tuh-] /səˈmæt əˌsaɪz, ˈsoʊ mə tə-/
verb (used with object), somaticized, somaticizing. Psychiatry.
1.
to convert (anxiety) into physical symptoms.
Also, especially British, somaticise.
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[suh-mat-uh-zey-shuh n, soh-muh-tuh-] /səˌmæt əˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌsoʊ mə tə-/ (Show IPA),
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