health care which utilizes advances made by the science of genomics, a branch of molecular biology; also called genomic health care
[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
- Genomic sequencing
genomic sequencing (jə-nō’mĭk) The sequencing of the entire genome of an organism. Our Living Language : The technique that allows researchers to read and decipher the genetic information found in the DNA of anything from bacteria to plants to animals is called genomic sequencing. Once a tedious, painstaking process, today, thanks to new techniques and […]
- Genetic female
genetic female n.