epigenomic etymology

English word epigenomic comes from English -ic, English epigenome

Detailed word origin of epigenomic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
epigenome English (eng) (genetics) A chemical responsible for the activation of a particular gene. (genetics) The total epigenetic state of a cell.
epigenomic English (eng) (genetics) Describing a representation of the gene expression, DNA methylation and histone modification status of a particular genomic region.

Words with the same origin as epigenomic

Descendants of -ic
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