-ics, -tics [-ac after i]
(Greek: a suffix that forms nouns and is usually used to form names of arts and sciences)
It is used in functional genomics (field of molecular biology), pharmaceutical research (interdisciplinary areas of study involved with the design, action, delivery, disposition, and use of drugs), and metabolic engineering ( practice of optimizing genetic and regulatory processes within cells to increase the cells' production of a certain substance).
A reference to international social justice and the ecologically sustainable production and fair distribution of material wealth and knowledge.
2. The study of force and motion in the veins.
2. The practical application of this science to the understanding and speaking of languages.
3. The system of speech sounds of a language or group of languages; for example, “He reads Portuguese with some ease but finds its phonetics difficult.”
4. A written representation other than conventional spelling; such as, “The use of thru is considered a fair phonetics.”
5. The science of speech and of pronunciation; phonolgy.
6. The analysis and description of speech sounds in terms of the processes by which they are produced (articulatory phonetics), the physical properties of the sounds themselves (acoustic phonetics), and the relation of these properties to the articulatory and auditory processes.
2. The analysis, assessment, and management of disorders of spoken language.
3. The sciences of the voice, speech and speech training, the problem of the deaf and mute, and musical problems and techniques.
2. The science of spoken sounds; phonetics.
3. The correlations between sound and symbol in an alphabetic writing system; used specificlly with reference to a method of teaching reading by associating letters or groups of letters with particular sounds in which the sound values of those individually written letters are identified and put together to form words.
In particular, sound symbolism is the idea that phonemes (written between slashes like this: /b/) carry meaning in and of themselves.
2. When used as a plural form with a plural verb: physical properties, interactions, processes, or laws; such as, "The physics of astronomy have become more important."
Physics traditionally incorporates: acoustics, mechanics, optics, electromagnetism, electromagnetism, thermodynamics; and now also includes modern disciplines; such as, quantum mechanics, relativity, cryogenics, solid-state physics, particle physics, plasma physics, and nuclear physics.
Physiomics employs bioinformatics to construct networks of physiological features that are associated with genes, proteins and their networks.