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The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides a glossary of genomics terms with links to relevant resources and further information.

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The Talking Glossary of Genetics is a learning tool developed by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The glossary features more than 250 common genetic terms pronounced and explained in an easy-to-understand way by leading scientists and professionals at the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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The Promoting Safe and Effective Genetic Testing in the United States Glossary, produced by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), provides short definitions of genetics terms and concepts. This resource was last updated in 2006.

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The Journal of the American Medical Association produced this Glossary of Genomics Terms in 2013. The glossary includes terms commonly used in the study of genetics compiled using information published in Archives of Ophthalmology, JAMA, New England Journal of Medicine, and the Ontology for Biomedical Investigations.

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The Genetics Home Reference, a component of an online health information resource from the National Library of Medicine called MedlinePlus, provides consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes associated with those conditions.

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The National Center on Disability and Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication provides a style guide for journalists and other communicators writing about disability. The guide was last updated in the summer of 2021.

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