ge·no·mics | \ jē-ˈnō-miks , jə- \

Definition of genomics 

: a branch of biotechnology concerned with applying the techniques of genetics and molecular biology to the genetic mapping and DNA sequencing of sets of genes or the complete genomes of selected organisms, with organizing the results in databases, and with applications of the data (as in medicine or biology) — see functional genomics — compare proteomics

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1987, in the meaning defined above

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ge·no·mics | \ jē-ˈnō-miks , jə- \

Medical Definition of genomics 

: a branch of biotechnology concerned with applying the techniques of genetics and molecular biology to the genetic mapping and DNA sequencing of sets of genes or the complete genomes of selected organisms using high-speed methods, with organizing the results in databases, and with applications of the data (as in medicine or biology) — compare proteomics

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