exome

[ ek-sohm ]
/ ˈɛk soʊm /

noun

Genetics. the portions of a gene or genome that code information for protein synthesis; the exons in the human genome.

Nearby words

  1. exogenetic,
  2. exogenic,
  3. exogenous,
  4. exogenous fiber,
  5. exogenous hyperglyceridemia,
  6. exomphalos,
  7. exon,
  8. exonarthex,
  9. exonerate,
  10. exoneration

Origin of exome


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