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informatics

 [in″for-mat´iks]
the management of information and knowledge by computers.

in·for·mat·ics

(in'fōr-mat'iks),
1. The study of information and ways to process and handle it, especially by means of information technology, that is, computers and other electronic devices for rapid transfer, processing, and analysis of large amounts of data.
See also: bioinformatics.
2. The science of arranging and organizing the product of genomic and functional genomic studies so that useful insight can result.
See also: bioinformatics.
[information + -ics]

in·for·mat·ics

(in'fŏr-mat'iks)
1. The study of information and ways to process and handle it, especially by means of information technology, i.e., computers and other electronic devices for rapid transfer, processing, and analysis of large amounts of data.
2. The science of arranging and organizing the results of genomic and functional genomic studies.
See also: bioinformatics
[information + -ics]
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Some of the key players in the global laboratory informatics market are Agilent Technologies, Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Cerner Corporation, Dassault Systemes, IDBS, KineMatik, Lablynx, Inc., Labvantage Solutions, Inc., Autoscribe Limited, Labware, Labworks LLC, McKesson Corporation, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Perkinelmer Inc., Waters, and others.
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