karyology


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karyology

(ˌkærɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the study of cell nuclei, esp with reference to the number and shape of the chromosomes
ˌkaryˈologist n

karyology

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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Reproductive strategies, karyology, parasites, and taxonomic status of Dugesia populations from Yemen (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Dugesiidae).
The karyology of Fritillaria has been studied by several researchers with reported chromosome numbers of n=9, 12, 13 (Noda 1975; La Cour 1978; Basak 1991; Kamari 1991; Ozhatay 2002; Kamari and Phitos 2006; Teksen and Aytac 2008; Zonneveld 2010).
2003: A study on the morphology and karyology of Nannospalax nehringi (Satunin, 1898) (Rodentia: Spalacidae) from north-eastern Anatolia, Turkey.
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