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[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.
genomics [(juh-noh-miks)]

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.)


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