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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-
Words nearby somato-
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British Dictionary definitions for somato-
before a vowel somat-
Word Origin for somato-
from Greek sōma, sōmat- body
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Medical definitions for somato-
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