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-ome

[Fr. (gen)ome]
Suffix meaning complete set, e.g., genome, proteome.
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In this issue (Page S), Laura Sanders reports (without using -ome jargon) on groundbreaking examinations of the brain transcriptome, research that is revealing surprising patterns in its makeup over time.
If you've been paying attention over the years, you'll have noticed that "-omes" are a big part of the science of life.