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nutrigenomics

Line breaks: nutri|gen¦om¦ics
Pronunciation: /ˌnjuːtrɪdʒɪˈnəʊmɪks
 
, ˌnjuːtrɪdʒɪˈnɒmɪks
 
/

Definition of nutrigenomics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The scientific study of the interaction of nutrition and genes, especially with regard to the prevention or treatment of disease: this new approach to diet and exercise makes use of the latest advances in the field of nutrigenomics
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

early 21st century: blend of nutrition and genomics.

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