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Definition of "somata" [somata]

  • A plural of soma1. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "somata" in a sentence
  • "Positive somata were then counted over all of the images acquired on coverslips from one experiment and normalized to the total number of neurons detected on the corresponding phase-contrast images."
  • "(A) Bins of average fluorescent intensities detected in somata of 12 div hippocampal neurons immunostained for reelin (n = 380 neurons)."
  • "After background correction, positive ROIs were demarcated only on somata whose integrity was confirmed in phase contrast images."