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cy·to·ge·net·ics

 (sī′tō-jə-nĕt′ĭks)
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.

cytogenetics

(ˌsaɪtəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪks)
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

cy•to•ge•net•ics

(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.
[1930–35]
cy`to•ge•net′ic, adj.
cy`to•ge•net′i•cal•ly, adv.
cy`to•ge•net′i•cist (-ə sɪst) n.

cytogenetics

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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