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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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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
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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.
[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.
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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.
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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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(6) Caine A, Maltby AE, Parkin CA, Waters JJ, Crolla JA, Cytogeneticists UKAoC.
It is not only a help to the clinicians, but to the cytogeneticists too for resolving the problems in chromosomal identification.
This increases the cytogeneticists' ability to correctly identify any abnormalities that may be present, resulting in a more accurate diagnosis.
A cooperative effort among pathologists, cytogeneticists, and hematologists/oncologists is best for accurate diagnosis, prognostication, and determination of the best therapeutic plan.
At our institution we hold a consensus conference on a weekly basis, attended by anatomic pathologists, cytogeneticists, molecular pathologists, laboratory technicians, and trainees, where we discuss the implications of the wide variety of molecular findings that may be present in each individual case.
Clinical cytogeneticists are part of the teams that manage leukaemia and other cancers.
Reportedly, the GenASIs automated imaging platforms for pathology and genetic analysis provide advanced diagnostic aids for pathologists and cytogeneticists, with reproducible and reliable results.
National Down Syndrome Cytogenetic Register and the Association of Clinical Cytogeneticists. J Med Genet 1996;33:387-94.
Cytogeneticists routinely evaluate 20 metaphases, and it is possible that this fraction does not always accurately reflect the true clonal composition of the sample.