A delusion that a part of one's body has been injured or altered in some manner.
Allusion vs. IllusionThe similar spellings and pronunciations of allusion and illusion can cause even seasoned writers to second-guess their choice of words. Today we will examine and clarify the differences between these two terms. An allusion is a reference, direct or implied, to something or someone. Allusions are often found in books, songs, TV shows, and movies. For instance, the title of Aldous Huxley’s classic novel Brave …
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- somatic antigen,
- somatic cell,
- somatic cell nuclear transfer,
- somatic death,
- somatic motor neuron,
- somatic motor nucleus,
- somatic mutation,
- somatic mutation theory of cancer,
- somatic nerve
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