somatic reproduction n.
Asexual reproduction by fission or budding of somatic cells.
- Somatic sensory cortex
somatic sensory cortex or somatosensory cortex n. The region of the cerebral cortex receiving the somatic sensory data from the ventrobasal nucleus of the thalamus.
- Somatic swallow
somatic swallow n. An adult or mature swallowing pattern, marked by muscular contractions that appear to be under control at a subconscious level.
noun, Psychiatry. 1. any of a group of treatments presumed to act on biological factors leading to mental illness.
noun, Psychiatry. 1. a psychiatrist who considers all mental illnesses to have physical origins.