noun[treated as singular]
The scientific study of the interaction of nutrition and genes, especially the role of diet in causing disease: nutrigenomics holds great promise in fighting obesity and cancer
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- Over the past ten years, countless studies have looked at nutrigenomics and the correlation between diet and genes.
- Here is a demonstration that nutrigenomics (the use of genetic information to customize diets) clearly is going to become very beneficial.
- These differences are at the heart of the newly emerging field of nutritional genomics, or nutrigenomics.
blend of nutrition and genomics 'analysis of an organism's complete set of genes.'.