ge·​no·​mic | \ ji-ˈnō-mik How to pronounce genomic (audio) , -ˈnä- \

Definition of genomic

: of or relating to a genome or to genomics

Examples of genomic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web San Diego biotech Illumina, a world leader in genomic sequencing technology, is donating equipment and nearly $1 million to the Scripps Oceanography campus to build out two new laboratories and equip them with state-of-the-art technology. Natallie Rocha, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Aug. 2022 Investigators failed to identify a source for the infection, which genomic sequencing suggested might be linked to a previous case from the same county some 15 years prior. Alexander Tin, CBS News, 27 July 2022 And with new genomic research being reported daily, helpful new information could be found analyzing WGS data in the next five or 10 years. Haim Neerman, Forbes, 7 June 2022 Bringing ultra-rapid DNA sequencing to these countries will involve investing in regional efforts to support genomic research. Kevin Doxzen, The Conversation, 3 Feb. 2022 But overall, the U.S.’s epidemic response has suffered from poor coordination of genomic sequencing. Abraar Karan, Scientific American, 13 July 2022 Of the babies who died of infections from cronobacter, genomic sequencing turned up different strains than what was discovered at the Sturgis plant during an inspection this spring. Laura Reiley, Anchorage Daily News, 11 June 2022 One of the Hurtgen’s main goals is to improve their herd with genomic testing, which provides information on the strengths and weaknesses of each animal so that cows live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. Steven Savage, Forbes, 9 June 2022 The country has recorded local transmission of the Omicron variant, but given limited capacity for genomic testing, it isn’t known how much of the current surge is being driven by that strain. Rhiannon Hoyle, WSJ, 4 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of genomic

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Genomic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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ge·​nom·​ic | \ ji-ˈnō-mik How to pronounce genomic (audio) , -ˈnäm-ik How to pronounce genomic (audio) \

Medical Definition of genomic

: of or relating to a genome or genomics the genomic constitution of an organism use of genomic technology to develop new and improved drugs

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