Definition of functional genomics 

: a branch of genomics that uses various techniques (such as RNA interference and mass spectrometry) to analyze the function of genes and the proteins they produce

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Medical Definition of functional genomics 

: a branch of genomics that uses various techniques (such as RNA interference and mass spectrometry) to analyze the function of genes and the proteins they produce

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