[jee-noh-miks, ‐nom-iks] /dʒiˈnoʊ mɪks, ‐ˈnɒm ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the study of .
noun (functioning as sing)
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 ge·no·mics (jē-nō’mĭks)
The study of all of the nucleotide sequences, including structural genes, regulatory sequences, and noncoding DNA segments, in the chromosomes of an organism.
The scientific study of genomes.
The field of science that studies the entire DNA sequence of an organism’s genome. The goal is to find all the genes within each genome and to use that information to develop improved medicines as well as answer scientific questions. (See also proteomics.)
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.
noun, Logic. 1. the fallacy of confusing questions of validity and logical order with questions of origin and temporal order.