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Noun: genome  jee-nowm
  1. 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"

Derived forms: genomes

Type of: order, ordering, ordination

Encyclopedia: Genome