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genome

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʒiːnəʊm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒiːnoʊm//
 
(biology) Genetic engineering
 
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the complete set of genes in a cell or living thing the human genome See related entries: Genetic engineering Word Origin 1930s: blend of gene and chromosome.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: genome

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