somatist

[ soh-muh-tist ]
/ ˈsoʊ mə tɪst /

noun Psychiatry.

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

Nearby words

  1. somatic reproduction,
  2. somatic sensory cortex,
  3. somatic swallow,
  4. somatic therapy,
  5. somaticize,
  6. somatization,
  7. somatization disorder,
  8. somato-,
  9. somatochrome,
  10. somatoform

Origin of somatist

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

Related formsso·ma·tism, noun

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