GENOME By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 This word is used to describe all of the genetic material contained in an organism or cell. Mapping of the human genome is the work of the human project. GENOME: "The genome is all of the genetic material of a species." Related Psychology Terms GENE SPLICING MUTATION ELSI PROGRAM GENETIC CODE CANALIZATION GENOTYPE GERM PLASM SELECTIVE BREEDING BODY CELL BIOLOGICAL FACTOR Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENOME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genome/ (accessed April 2, 2020).