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- n. The genomes of all the viruses that inhabit a particular organism or environment
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Scientists now have discovered another realm within our habitat - the virome, a large community of viruses.
There’s been a lot of work lately on the human “microbiome” of symbiotic microoganisms … but just recently I’ve been seeing reports of early work on a complementary “virome”.
…I’ve been seeing reports of early work on a complementary “virome”.