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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
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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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In collaboration with his "lab mate", the karyologist Bohumil Kral, he has built a respected centre of mammalian karyology, collaborating with colleagues from the U.K.
impaternata, these would each carry one or other of the two parental haploid sets of 5 or 14 chromosomes, since they are derived from hybrid maternal cells with the 2n=5+14 karyology illustrated in Figure 2.
Reproductive strategies, karyology, parasites, and taxonomic status of Dugesia populations from Yemen (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Dugesiidae).
Karyology. The karyological analysis has shown that the rampant clone "Meshabash" was diploid with chromosome number typical for quaking aspen 2n = 38 (Figure 5).
Seuanez, "Comparative karyology in Akodon (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae) from Southeastern Brazil," The Journal of Heredity, vol.
Hayflick, "Standards of karyology for human diploid cells," Journal of Biological Standardization, vol.
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).
Diagnostic characters, habitat, fur color, hair morphology, feeding and reproductive behavior, karyology, bacular features in all examined specimen were assessed.