somatist

[ soh-muh-tist ]
/ ˈsoʊ mə tɪst /

noun Psychiatry.

a psychiatrist who considers all mental illnesses to have physical origins.

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Origin of somatist

1670–80, in sense “materialist”; somat- + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM somatist

so·ma·tism, noun
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