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genome

noun ge·nome \ˈjē-ˌnōm\

Definition of GENOME

:  one haploid set of chromosomes with the genes they contain; broadly :  the genetic material of an organism
compare proteome
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Origin of GENOME

German Genom, from Gen gene + -om (as in Chromosom chromosome)
First Known Use: 1930

Other Genetics Terms

chimera, hermaphrodite, plasticity
Medical Dictionary

genome

noun ge·nome \ˈjē-ˌnōm\

Medical Definition of GENOME

:  one haploid set of chromosomes with the genes they contain

Variants of GENOME

ge·nome also ge·nom \-ˌnäm\

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