the DNA constituting the genome of a cell or organism, as distinguished from extrachromosomal DNAs, such as plasmids.
- Genomic health care
noun See genomic medicine
- Genomic medicine
noun health care which utilizes advances made by the science of genomics, a branch of molecular biology; also called genomic health care Usage Note medicine
[jee-noh-miks, ‐nom-iks] /dʒiˈnoʊ mɪks, ‐ˈnɒm ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the study of . /dʒɪˈnɒmɪks/ noun (functioning as sing) 1. the branch of molecular genetics concerned with the study of genomes, specifically the identification and sequencing of their constituent genes and the application of this knowledge in medicine, pharmacy, agriculture, etc genomics […]
noun 1. . noun the analysis of a small amount of genetic material from a blood or cellular sample, which is unique per individual as a fingerprint is, as an aid to identification; also called DNA profiling , genetic profiling See DNA profiling Usage Note science