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adj.1. relating to the nonreproductive parts of the body. A somatic mutation cannot be inherited. 2. relating to the body wall (i.e. excluding the viscera), e.g. somatic mesoderm. Compare splanchnic. 3. relating to the body rather than the mind.

1. relating to the nonreproductive parts of the body. A somatic mutation cannot be inherited. 2. relating to the body wall (i.e. excluding the viscera), e.g. somatic mesoderm. Compare splanchnic. 3. relating to the body rather than the mind.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.


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