Definition of phenome in English:

phenome

noun

Biology
  • Originally: the sum total of the constituents of a cell exclusive of its genetic material (rare). Now more widely: the phenotypic counterpart or expression of the genome; the complete set of phenotypic characteristics of an organism.

Origin

1940s. From pheno- + -ome, after genome. The wider sense was introduced in an unpublished doctoral dissertation by M. E. Soulé; see quot. 1964.

Pronunciation

phenome

/ˈfiːnəʊm/