epi·​ge·​no·​mic | \ ˌe-pə-ji-ˈnō-mik , -ˈnä-\

Definition of epigenomic

: of or relating to epigenomics or the epigenome epigenomic research Vertebrates contain hundreds of different cell types that develop and maintain their phenotypic identity by a combination of genomic and epigenomic regulation.— Dominic Schmidt

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Until recently, epigenomic editing would have seemed a distant prospect. The Economist, "BiotechnologyGene editing takes another step forward," 26 Oct. 2017

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1999, in the meaning defined above

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