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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.
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Adj.1.cytogenetic - of or relating to cytogenetics
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1975 The laser cell sorter is developed; Roche Diagnostics first commercializes the carcinoembryonic antigen assay; Association of Cytogenetic Technologists is founded; a "malpractice crisis" exists in the U.S.