A genome is an organism's complete set of DNA, including all of its genes. It is the genetic material of an organism, encoded in the DNA.
1. Harm the good reputation of (someone or something)
Sentence: his remarks were taken out of context in an effort to discredit him
2. Cause (an idea or piece of evidence) to seem false or unreliable.
Sentence: recent attempts to discredit evolution
the assumption that the same natural laws and processes that operate in the universe now have always operated in the universe in the past and apply everywhere in the universe. It has included the gradualistic concept that "the present is the key to the past" and is functioning at the same rates.
reasoned arguments or writings in justification of something, typically a theory or religious doctrine.