- (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Analysis of large amounts of data representing an entire set of some kind, especially the entire set of molecules, such as proteins, lipids, or metabolites, in a cell, organ, or organism.
- (used with a sing. verb) Any of the fields employing this approach, as proteomics or metabolomics.
Origin of omicsFrom -omics, as in genomics, proteomics, etc.
-oma + -ics, both ultimately from Ancient Greek