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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·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
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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.
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.See also: Biology
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|Noun||1.||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
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