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informatics

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noun plural but singular in construction in·for·mat·ics \ˌin-fər-ˈma-tiks\

Definition of informatics



Origin of informatics

International Scientific Vocabulary information + -ics


First Known Use: circa 1967

Rhymes with informatics


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informatics

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noun plural but singular in construction in·for·mat·ics \ˌin-fər-ˈma-tiks\

Medical Definition of informatics

  1. :  the collection, classification, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of recorded knowledge—see bioinformatics




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