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(Biology) the study of cell nuclei, esp with reference to the number and shape of the chromosomes
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a branch of cytology dealing with the structure of cell nuclei, especially chromosomes. — karyologic, karyological, adj.See also: Cells
a specialty within cytology that studies the anatomy of cell nuclei with emphasis upon the nature and structure of chromosomes. — karyologist, n. — karyologic, karyological, adj.See also: Biology
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