genomics etymology

English word genomics comes from English -omics, English gene

Detailed word origin of genomics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-omics English (eng) (biology) used to form nouns meaning a study of the totality of something; e.g. genomics, proteomics.
gene English (eng) (genetics) A theoretical unit of heredity of living organisms ; a gene may take several values and in principle predetermines a precise trait of an organism's form (phenotype), such as hair color.. (molecular biology) A segment of DNA or RNA from a cell's or an organism's genome, that may take several forms and thus parameterizes a phenomenon, in general the structure of a protein; locus.
genomics English (eng) (genetics) The study of the complete genome of an organism.

Words with the same origin as genomics

Descendants of -omics
chemical proteomics chemogenomics immunogenomics immunoproteomics lipidomics metabalomics metabologenomics metagenomics microproteomics morphomics neuroproteomics nutrigenomics oncogenomics palaeogenomics peptidogenomics petroleomics pharmacogenomics phospholipidomics phosphoproteomics phylogenomics radiomics toxicoproteomics transcriptomics urinomics
Descendants of gene
algeny epigenomics genic genism glycogenomics homogenous mycogenomics paleogenomics pathogenomics postgenomics proteogenomics sociogenomics