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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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Clearly, aCGH is best used when dosage change is the primary target, as in most cytogenetically abnormal miscarriages or carcinomas rather than sarcomas, which often are caused by balanced gene fusions/translocations.
The domestic specimens in this region constituted an extended population cytogenetically similar to their putative sylvatic original population in central Bolivia (Tables 1 and 3, Figure 2D, E, and F).
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The NimbleGen CGX array design was developed by Signature Genomics based on the analysis of over 50,000 cytogenetic samples to ensure appropriate coverage of the cytogenetically relevant regions.
Up-regulation of a HOXA-PBX3 homeobox-gene signature following down-regulation of miR-181 is associated with adverse prognosis in patients with cytogenetically abnormal AML.
For this reason, at least some North American taxa should be examined cytogenetically.
Cytogenetically screened and fragile-site-data recorded slides were treated with this solution for 10-20 seconds to obtain optimal G-bands for localizing fragile sites to individual chromosomal bands.
corrugata are cytogenetically more similar to each other than either is with respect to H.
In many patients, the response was accompanied by an unprecedented normalization of the bone marrow both histologically and cytogenetically.
philippinensis that is abundant were cytogenetically characterized as An.
hybrids (H8, H46, H64, and H69) and their genitors (S8/KK10, S12/T60, and T72/H64) were cytogenetically analyzed.
pentheri were analyzed cytogenetically to determine whether they also differ in karyotype.