Genome - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒiːnoʊm|  American pronunciation of the word genome
Brit.  |ˈdʒiːnəʊm|  British pronunciation of the word genome

noun

- the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism

the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs

Examples

the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs

They sequenced the human genome

Word forms

noun
singular: genome
plural: genomes
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