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a combining form meaning “body,” used in the formation of compound words: somatotonia.

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Also especially before a vowel, somat-.

Origin of somato-

<Greek sōmato-, combining form equivalent to sōmat- (stem of sôma body) + -o--o-
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British Dictionary definitions for somato-

somato-

before a vowel somat-


combining form

bodysomatoplasm

Word Origin for somato-

from Greek sōma, sōmat- body
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Medical definitions for somato-

somato-

pref.

Body:somatopathic.
Soma:somatoplasm.
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