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


noun (functioning as sing)
the branch of information science concerned with large databases of biochemical or pharmaceutical information
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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bioinformatics in Science
(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

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.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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