epi·​ge·​no·​mic ˌe-pə-ji-ˈnō-mik How to pronounce epigenomic (audio)
: 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

Examples of epigenomic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In any case the researcher outlined how epigenomic information allowed for better treatment, so as to extend the lives of patients. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 13 Feb. 2012 Until recently, epigenomic editing would have seemed a distant prospect. The Economist, 26 Oct. 2017

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'epigenomic.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1999, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of epigenomic was in 1999

Dictionary Entries Near epigenomic

Cite this Entry

“Epigenomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epigenomic. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!