So`ma*tol"o*gy (?), n. [Gr. sw^ma, sw`matos, body + -logy.]


The doctrine or the science of the general properties of material substances; somatics.


A treatise on the human body; anatomy. Dunglison.


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So`ma*tol"o*gy, n.

1. (Biol.)

The science which treats of anatomy and physiology, apart from psychology.

2. (Anthropol.)

The consideration of the physical characters of races and classes of men and of mankind in general.


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