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GENOME

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does genome mean? 

GENOME (noun)
  The noun GENOME has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: GENOME used as a noun is very rare.


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GENOME (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context example:

the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs

Hypernyms ("genome" is a kind of...):

order; ordering; ordination (logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements)


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