-omics | definition of -omics by Medical dictionary
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-omics [ -ome + -ics]
Suffix meaning study of large sets of biological data.
-omics suffix in biological terms, large-scale study of biological entities such as DNA, RNA, PROTEIN or other molecular complement of cells, tissues or organisms. See for example CELLOMICS, CHOMICS, GENOMICS, IMMUNOMICS, LIPIDOMICS, METABOLOMICS, PROTEOMICS and TRANSCRIPTOMICS.
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