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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of genetics that deals with the cellular components, particularly chromosomes, that are associated with heredity.

cy′to·ge·net′ic, cy′to·ge·net′i·cal adj.
cy′to·ge·net′i·cal·ly adv.
cy′to·ge·net′i·cist (-sĭst) n.


(Genetics) (functioning as singular) the branch of genetics that correlates the structure, number, and behaviour of chromosomes with heredity and variation
ˌcytogeˈnetic, ˌcytogeˈnetical adj
ˌcytogeˈnetically adv
ˌcytogeˈneticist n


(ˌsaɪ toʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of biology linking the study of genetic inheritance with the study of cell structure.
cy`to•ge•net′ic, adj.
cy`to•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
cy`to•ge•net′i•cist (-ə sɪst) n.


the branch of biology that studies the structural basis of heredity and variation in living organisms from the points of view of cytology and genetics. — cytogeneticist, n.cytogenetic, cytogenetical, adj.
See also: Biology
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Noun1.cytogenetics - the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)
cytology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
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Cytogenetically normal AML have intermediate prognosis and can benefit from stem cell transplantation.
Background: The E-26 transformation-specific related gene (ERG) is frequently expressed in cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukemia (CN-AML).
Cytogenetically, angiolipoma is almost unique among adipocytic neoplasms because, with a single exception, all tumors investigated cytogenetically have had a normal karyotype.
The age of cytogenetic diagnosis of DS and the ratio of clinically suspected to cytogenetically proven DS were used as an indication of the abilities of clinicians in the province to diagnose DS accurately.
The specimens of Castoria angustidens cytogenetically analyzed (Appendix 1) presented the same karyotype, with 2n = 46 and FN = 46 (Supplementary Material S6); the autosomes comprising 21 acrocentric pairs and 1 small metacentric pair (the smallest of the complement).
Similarly, only a small fraction of patients with PraderWilli/Angelman syndrome with mental retardation are tested cytogenetically, which leads to a smaller number of diagnosed patients.
Parachordoma is immunohistochemically and cytogenetically distinct from axial chordoma and extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma.
MicroRNA expression in cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukemia.
baccatum (BGC 21, BGC 26, BGC 27 and BGC 54) were cytogenetically characterized.
1) Papillary adenomas and papillary RCC are histologically and cytogenetically identical, and are currently seperated based on size.