- A form of gene library containing the complete DNA sequences present in the genome of a given organism. It contrasts with a cDNA library which contains only sequences utilized in protein coding (lacking introns).
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A collection of clones made from a set of randomly generated overlapping DNA fragments representing the entire genome of an organism.
Definition from: Office of Rare Diseases
at the National Institutes of Health
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.