genomewide

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EtymologyEdit

From genome +‎ -wide. Coined in the 1990s with the rise of genomics.

AdjectiveEdit

genomewide (not comparable)

  1. (genetics) Throughout a genome.
    • 1995, Somlo & Germino, "Polycystic Kidney Disease" in Molecular Nephrology: Kidney Function in Health and Disease [1], ISBN 0824795083, page 830:
      [] these figures are only valid as a genomewide average.

SynonymsEdit

  • pan-genomic

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Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 13:44