Definitions

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  • suffix a mass of something
  • suffix biology the complete whole of a class of substances for a species or an individual

Etymologies

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Back-formation from genome.

Examples

  • I've called the set of all these functions or powers of the brain the "teleome" a name that emphasizes the unabashed teleology that's required to truly make sense of the brain, and is simultaneously designed to razz the "-ome" buzzwords like 'genome' and 'connectome'.

    Mark Changizi, Ph.D.: Artificial Brains: Not in This Century

  • I've called the set of all these functions or powers of the brain the "teleome" a name that emphasizes the unabashed teleology that's required to truly make sense of the brain, and is simultaneously designed to razz the "-ome" buzzwords like 'genome' and 'connectome'.

    Mark Changizi, Ph.D.: Artificial Brains: Not in This Century

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