in·​for·​mat·​ics | \ ˌin-fər-ˈma-tiks How to pronounce informatics (audio) \

Definition of informatics

First Known Use of informatics

circa 1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of informatics was circa 1967

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Medical Definition of informatics

: the collection, classification, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of recorded knowledge — see bioinformatics

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