Definitions for genomeˈdʒi noʊm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a full haploid set of chromosomes with all its genes; the total genetic constitution of a cell or organism.
Origin of genome:
1925–30; < G
the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism
"the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs"
The complete genetic information (either DNA or, in some viruses, RNA) of an organism, typically expressed in number of basepairs.
Origin: From Genom;
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The genetic complement of an organism, including all of its GENES, as represented in its DNA, or in some cases, its RNA.