Definition of bioinformatics in English:

bioinformatics

Syllabification: bi·o·in·for·mat·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˌinfərˈmatiks
 
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noun

[treated as singular]
  • The science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes.
    More example sentences
    • Thus we are pursuing a variety of projects in computational biology and bioinformatics, with physicists often playing a starring role.
    • They focus on the IT division of Life Science (computational biology, bioinformatics, bioIT).
    • Many cite the university's strengths in veterinary medicine, bioinformatics and plant sciences as their draw to this campus.

Derivatives

bioinformatic

adjective
More example sentences
  • With an ever-increasing need for constant input from bioinformatic experts, most biomedical laboratories may soon have their own in-house bioinformatician.
  • It also has developed and expanded contracts to screen new drugs; develop new animal models; establish a reagent and specimen repository; and provide researchers with genomic, proteomic and bioinformatic resources.
  • A key bioinformatic problem in functional genomics is the prediction of protein function from sequence.

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