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Word: somatic

Definition: pertaining to the body; bodily; physical

Sentences Containing 'somatic'

According to Prinz, affects are exhausted by the somatic feelings that are experienced.
Akershus University Hospital has 515 beds in somatic sector (including technical beds – neonatal, heart supervision and intensive care), and 196 beds in psychiatric sector.
Because of this considerable symptomatic overlap, some researchers have proposed that fibromyalgia and other syndromes with overlapping symptoms be classified as functional somatic syndromes for some purposes.
Counteracting this somatic ailment was a national distraction known as the burlesque show, consisting of a coterie of rough-and-tumble comedians supported by twenty or more chorus girls.
Furthermore, many patients exhibit somatic mosaicism for mutations in the NF2 or SMARCB1 gene, which means that some somatic cells have the mutation and some do not in the same patient.
Geniculate Neuralgia may be caused by compression of somatic sensory branch of cranial nerve VII which goes through the nervus intermedius.
In America, the postmodern dance movement of the Judson Church Dance also began to influence theatre practitioners, as their suggestions for movement and somatic training are equally accessible for those with a dance training as those with a theatre training.
In biology, folliculogenesis is the maturation of the ovarian follicle, a densely packed shell of somatic cells that contains an immature oocyte.
In regards to the SMARCB1 and NF2 genes, it is important to understand constitutional mutations and somatic mutations.
It is caused by a somatic activating mutation occurring in the GNAQ gene.
It is effective in treating refractory post-stroke pain, atypical face pain, anaesthesia dolorosa, and deafferentation and somatic pain such as in phantom limb or brachial plexus injury (Boccard et al. 2013).
On the cellular level, Species 8472's own somatic cells can become extremely virulent when in a foreign blood-stream, duplicating themselves rapidly.
Schwannomas from one patient share the same constitutional mutations but have distinct somatic mutations.
Scientists at Advanced Cell Technology in Worcester, MA, U.S. extracted DNA from banteng cells kept in the San Diego Zoo's "Frozen Zoo" facility, and transferred it into eggs from domestic cattle, a process called somatic cell nuclear transfer.
Since then, the research center received an increasingly central place in the hospital. Both somatic and psychiatric departments have contributed to the positive development.
Since triggering may be caused by movements of the tongue or facial muscles, TN must be differentiated from masticatory pain that has the clinical characteristics of deep somatic rather than neuropathic pain.
Somatic mutations are the second mutations that occur and may also be another small mutation or the loss of the remaining allele of the gene.
The American College of Rheumatology classify fibromyalgia as being a functional somatic syndrome.
The controversies don't just involve healthcare specialists but also patients who often object to fibromyalgia being described in purely somatic terms.
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) lists fibromyalgia as a diagnosable disease under "Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue" and states that fibromyalgia syndrome should be classified as a functional somatic syndrome rather than a mental disorder.
There is evidence that environmental factors and certain genes increase the risk of developing fibromyalgia – these same genes are also associated with other functional somatic syndromes and major depressive disorder.
Using another genetically engineered mouse that lacks Sgol2 function, and siRNA experiments in oocytes, it has been shown that disruption of the mouse SGOL2 does not cause any alteration in sister chromatid cohesion in embryonic cultured fibroblasts and adult somatic tissues.

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