Definition of metabolomics
: the scientific study and analysis of the metabolites produced by a cell, tissue, or organism After genomics and proteomics … will come metabolomics, the ability to measure all the metabolites the body uses and generates, in real time. — Steve Chapple To analyse the tumour cells' metabolism, they used a technique called “metabolomics.” This involves crushing live tumour cells and measuring the metabolites they contain using a mass spectrometer. — Michael Slezak
metabolomicplay \mə-ˈta-bə-ˌlō-mik, -ˌlä-\ adjective metabolomic research
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