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somatogenic

[suh-mat-uh-jen-ik, soh-muh-tuh-] /səˌmæt əˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌsoʊ mə tə-/
adjective, Biology.
1.
developing from somatic cells.
Also, somatogenetic
[suh-mat-uh-juh-net-ik, soh-muh-tuh-] /səˌmæt ə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ˌsoʊ mə tə-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of somatogenic
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; somato- + -genic
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British Dictionary definitions for somatogenic

somatogenic

/səˌmætəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
(med) originating in the cells of the body: of organic, rather than mental, origin: a somatogenic disorder
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somatogenic in Medicine

somatogenic so·mat·o·gen·ic (sō-māt'ə-jěn'ĭk, sō'mə-tə-) or so·mat·o·ge·net·ic (-jə-nět'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Originating in the body under the influence of external forces.

  2. Having origin in body cells.

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