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bioinformatics

[bahy-oh-in-fer-mat-iks] /ˌbaɪ oʊˌɪn fərˈmæt ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the retrieval and analysis of biochemical and biological data using mathematics and computer science, as in the study of genomes.
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bioinformatics

/ˌbaɪəʊˌɪnfəˈmætɪks/
noun (functioning as sing)
1.
the branch of information science concerned with large databases of biochemical or pharmaceutical information
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bioinformatics in Science
bioinformatics
  (bī'ō-ĭn'fər-māt'ĭks)   
(Used with a singular verb) Information technology as applied to the life sciences, especially the technology used for the collection and analysis of genomic data.
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bioinformatics in Technology

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The field of science concerning the application of computer science and information technology to biology; using computers to handle biological information, especially computational molecular biology.
(2005-01-07)

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