karyotype

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kar·y·o·type

 (kăr′ē-ə-tīp′)
n.
1. The characterization of the chromosomal complement of an individual or a species, including number, form, and size of the chromosomes.
2. A photomicrograph of chromosomes arranged according to a standard classification.
tr.v. kar·y·o·typed, kar·y·o·typ·ing, kar·y·o·types
To classify and array (the chromosome complement of an organism or a species) according to the arrangement, number, size, shape, or other characteristics of the chromosomes.

kar′y·o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk), kar′y·o·typ′i·cal adj.

karyotype

(ˈkærɪəˌtaɪp)
n
(Biology) the appearance of the chromosomes in a somatic cell of an individual or species, with reference to their number, size, shape, etc
vb (tr)
(Biology) to determine the karyotype of (a cell)
karyotypic, ˌkaryoˈtypical adj

kar•y•o•type

(ˈkær i əˌtaɪp)

n.
the chromosomes of a cell, usu. displayed as a systematized arrangement of chromosome pairs in descending order of size.
[1925–30]
kar`y•o•typ′i•cal, adj.

kar·y·o·type

(kăr′ē-ə-tīp′)
The number and shape of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell. Scientists prepare karyotypes by staining cell nuclei, placing them on slides, and then photographing them through a microscope. Images of the chromosomes can then be grouped by size using a computer. Karyotypes are used to study the genetic makeup of an individual.

karyotype

the aggregate of morphological characteristics of the chromosomes in a cell. — karyotypic, karyotypical, adj.
See also: Cells

karyotype


Past participle: karyotyped
Gerund: karyotyping

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
I had karyotyped
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would karyotype
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.karyotype - the appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)
physical composition, composition, make-up, makeup, constitution - the way in which someone or something is composed
Translations

kar·y·o·type

n. cariotipo, cromosoma característico de un individuo o de una especie.

karyotype

n cariotipo