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 (ō′mĭks, ŏm′ĭks)
1. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Analysis of large amounts of data representing an entire set of some kind, especially the entire set of molecules, such as proteins, lipids, or metabolites, in a cell, organ, or organism.
2. (used with a sing. verb) Any of the fields employing this approach, as proteomics or metabolomics.

[From -omics, as in genomics, proteomics, etc.]
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