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genomics

[jee-noh-miks, ‐nom-iks] /dʒiˈnoʊ mɪks, ‐ˈnɒm ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the study of genomes.
Origin of genomics
1985-1990
1985-90; see genome, -ics
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genomics

/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
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genomics in Medicine

genomics ge·no·mics (jē-nō'mĭks)
n.
The study of all of the nucleotide sequences, including structural genes, regulatory sequences, and noncoding DNA segments, in the chromosomes of an organism.

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genomics in Science
genomics
  (jə-nō'mĭks)   
The scientific study of genomes.
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genomics in Culture
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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