Definition of genomics in English:

genomics

Syllabification: ge·no·mics
Pronunciation: /jēˈnōmiks, -ˈnäm-,
 
/

noun

[treated as singular] Biology
The branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of genomes.
More example sentences
  • Rapid advances in genomics and proteomics and stem cell research will also make the in utero treatment of some genetic conditions possible.
  • Our analysis shows the potential of evolutionary analysis for functional genomics.
  • In the postgenomic era, the revolution in bioinformatics deals with the problem of structural genomics.

Origin

1980s: from genome 'the complete set of genes present in an organism' + -ics.

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