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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.
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(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
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(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.
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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.
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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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Cytogenetic analysis of bone marrow cells reveals non-random chromosomal aberrations associated with distinct subsets of hematological malignancies.
Cytogenetic analysis was performed for all patients using GTG banding technique.
Cytogenetic analysis of cell deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) for detection of damage at chromosome level including sister chromatid exchange (SCE), chromosome abnormality and chromosome breakage analysis are considered as in vitro indicators of chromosome instability (10).
CSI Laboratories offers flow cytometry, cytogenetic analysis, fluorescence in-situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry, molecular genetics, and consultations in the areas of hematopathology and surgical pathology.
Cytogenetic Analysis: Conventional cytogenetics was performed using Giemsa trypsin banding technique and interpretation was done according to ICSN criteria.
Carriers of the balanced t(11;22) are clinically normal and the cytogenetic analysis demonstrates to have a supernumerary der(22).
For cytogenetic analysis, about 3cc whole blood of patient was collected in sodium heparin blood collection tube.
The first child died at birth and after cytogenetic analysis, it was established that the child had Down syndrome.
The cytogenetic analysis confirmed that both the genotypes were stable, diploids and high pollen fertility.
Cytogenetic analysis of the tumor revealed no amplification of the MYCN oncogene, which occurs in approximately 22% of cases and is associated with a poor prognosis.
bayrami was investigated by a classical cytogenetic analysis. This study will promote further studies of the family Hersiliidae.