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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of all of the nucleotide sequences, including structural genes, regulatory sequences, and noncoding DNA segments, in the chromosomes of an organism.


n (functioning as singular)
(Genetics) the branch of molecular genetics concerned with the study of genomes, specifically the identification and sequencing of their constituent genes and the application of this knowledge in medicine, pharmacy, agriculture, etc


(dʒiˈnoʊ mɪks, -ˈnɒm ɪks)
(used with a sing. v.) the study of genomes.
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Noun1.genomics - the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)
functional genomics - the branch of genomics that determines the biological function of the genes and their products
structural genomics - the branch of genomics that determines the three-dimensional structures of proteins
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms


[dʒɪˈnɒmɪks] ngénomique f
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