Definition of sociogenomics in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsōsēōjēˈnämiks/ Pronunciation: /-ji-/ Pronunciation: /-ˈnōmiks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A scientific discipline that attempts to find the genetic basis of social behavior and its evolution.
Example sentences
  • I present a new theory - sociogenomics - to replace behavioralism and rational choice as the salient paradigm of political science inquiry.
  • A. mellifera was chosen as the first species of the order Hymenoptera to be sequenced because of its potential impact on sociogenomics.
  • Finally, I outline major questions in social evolution that can be addressed for the first time using a sociogenomic approach, highlight practical considerations in sociogenomics and discuss suitable model systems for future research on the molecular basis of sociality.

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Syllabification: so·ci·o·ge·no·mics

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