ge·​no·​mic | \ji-ˈnō-mik, -ˈnä-\

Definition of genomic 

: of or relating to a genome or to genomics

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The authors themselves suggest that these genomic sites aren't necessarily useful for studying education in and of themselves. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "The genetics of education: 1,271 genes account for 10% of the variation," 25 July 2018 As Nabel puts it, Gawande wanted to do for health systems innovation what the Broad Institute was doing for genomic medicine — pull together the greatest talent, test out the most promising ideas, share them around the world. Felice J. Freyer,, "Dr. Atul Gawande has long searched for a cure for the health care system," 25 June 2018 Besides giving personalized risk assessments, Human Longevity can use the data to improve its understanding of how genomic and environmental conditions affect health. Bradley J. Fikes,, "San Diego firefighters get genome screening and more for early disease detection," 26 Apr. 2018 The genomic structure is the way that genes are arranged on chromosomes in each species. Darren Griffin, Scientific American, "Jurassic World: Can We Really Resurrect a Dinosaur?," 6 June 2018 Edico Genome, which provides technology to speed up analysis of genomic data, was sold to gene sequencing firm Illumina Inc. for $100 million. Mike Freeman,, "Venture capital surges for San Diego County startups in second quarter," 12 July 2018 The exhibition highlights some of the gains that have been made since the project was declared complete in 2003, and how genomic science changes lives. Erin Blakemore, Washington Post, "Life’s genetic code explored through science, art and medicine," 1 July 2018 Our research identified another impediment to using genomic testing: difficulty understanding the test results. Chadi Nabhan, STAT, "Barriers to genomic testing get in the way of precision medicine," 20 June 2018 The culture wasn’t able to identify it, but genomic sequencing can. Sandy Bauers,, "How high-tech genomics - and simple aspirin - could make your joint replacement better," 17 May 2018

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ge·​nom·​ic | \ji-ˈnō-mik, -ˈnäm-ik \

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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