from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The use of computer science, mathematics, and information theory to model and analyze biological systems, especially systems involving genetic material.
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- n. 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.
bio- + informatics (Wiktionary)