[ om-iks ]
/ ˈɒm ɪks /
Save This Word!
noun (used with a singular verb)
a group of biological sciences, including genomics and proteomics, each seeking to quantify and describe the entire collection of biological molecules of a particular type, such as the genome or proteome of an organism, and how it determines the structure, function, and interactions of the organism or system of which it is a part.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Origin of omics
First recorded in 2005–10; extracted from -omics as in genomics
OTHER WORDS FROM omicsom·ic, adjective
Words nearby omics
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023