Bioinformatics Definition

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The use of computer science, mathematics, and information theory to organize and analyze complex biological data, especially genetic data.
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The definition of bioinformatics is the use of computers to collect and analyze biological information, especially for the field of genetics and genomics.
An example of bioinformatics is the use of computer analysis on the Human Genome Project, which has recorded the three billion basic pairs of the human DNA system.
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(biology, computer science) A field of science in which biology, computer science, and information technology merge into a single discipline to analyse biological information using computers and statistical techniques.
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Information technology as applied to the life sciences, especially the technology used for the collection and analysis of genomic data.
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