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English definition of “Human Genome Project”

Human Genome Project

noun [S]    
an attempt to discover all the genetic information in the human bodyGeneticsInnate and congenital
(Definition of Human Genome Project noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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