Soma (disambiguation)

Soma may refer to:

In pharmacology, biology and therapy

* A trade name for carisoprodol, a muscle relaxant drug
* Soma (biology), the cell body of a neuron
* Somatherapy (also Soma or SOMA) a Brazilian anarchist therapy
* Soma (Sanskrit), or Haoma (Avestan), is a plant, ritual, intoxicating drink and divinity among Vedic and Persian cultures

In geography

* Sōma, Aomori, Japan
* Sōma, Fukushima, a city in Japan
* Sōma District, Fukushima, Japan
* Soma, Gambia, a city in West Africa
* Soma, Manisa, a city in Turkey
* South of Market, San Francisco, California
* South Main, a neighbourhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
* South Omaha, Nebraska, in the USA

In music and popular culture

* Soma, a fictional hallucinogenic drug in Aldous Huxley's 1932 novel, "Brave New World"
* SomaFM, listener-supported, commercial-free Internet radio
* Soma Quality Recordings, a record label co-founded by the duo "Slam"
* Soma (Smashing Pumpkins song), song from the 1993 album "Siamese Dream"
* Soma (The Strokes), a song from The Strokes' 2001 album "Is This It"
* Soma (band), an instrumental, electronic/organic project featuring David Thrussell and Pieter Bourke
* Soma (studio), a recording studio located in Chicago, USA
* Soma (album), a 1992 album by Steve Roach and Robert Rich
* Soma (producer), a Hip-Hop producer from Barcelona, Spain
* Soma Holiday (album), an album "Greenwheel"
* Ryu Soma in "Argento Soma"
* The Soma cube, a puzzle invented by Piet Hein
* Soma player or Soma project, an internet radio tool for DJs
* Soma Cruz, a character in the Castlevania video-game series
* Soma San Diego, a San Diego, California concert venue
* Stephen O'Malley, an experimental musician and graphic designer also known by the pseudonym SOMA
* Kukai Soma, a fictional character from the manga series "Shugo Chara!" by Peach-Pit
* Soma Peries, a fictional character from the anime "Mobile Suit Gundam 00"

Other

* Service-Oriented Modelling and Architecture, a term coined by IBM (see Service-oriented analysis and design)
* Service-Oriented Modeling Framework, a term coined by Michael Bell
* System Open Market Account. See Federal Open Market Committee
* , charity in Anglican Communion world-wide
* "Soma" (σωμα) is also the Greek word for "body" (see somatic), and may be used to describe a "corpus" (figure of the body of Jesus on the cross)
* Soma, the second strain of Stigma from
* Student Osteopathic Medical Association [http://www.studentdo.com/]


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