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nutrigenomics

[ noo-tri-jee-noh-miks, -nom-iks, nyoo- ]
/ ˌnu trɪ dʒiˈnoʊ mɪks, -ˈnɒm ɪks, ˌnyu- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of how individual genetic makeup interacts with diet, especially the effects of this interaction on a person's health.
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Origin of nutrigenomics

First recorded in 2000–05; nutri(tional) + genomics
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Scientific definitions for nutrigenomics

nutrigenomics
[ nōō′trə-jə-nōmĭks ]

Used with a singular verb The study of how the genome and the diet interact to influence human and animal health and disease.
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