Definition of Cytogenetics

1. Noun. The branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes).

Generic synonyms: Cytology, Genetic Science, Genetics
Derivative terms: Cytogenetical



Definition of Cytogenetics

1. Noun. (biology genetics) The branch of genetics that studies the relationships between the structure and number of chromosomes as seen in isolated cells and variation in genotype and phenotype ¹

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Definition of Cytogenetics

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Medical Definition of Cytogenetics

1. The study of the structure of chromosomes. Cytogenetic tests are carried out on samples of blood and bone marrow taken from leukaemia patients to detect any chromosomal abnormalities associated with the disease. These help in the diagnosis and selection of optimal treatment. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cytogenetics

cytofluorimetric
cytofluorogram
cytofluorograms
cytofluorometer
cytofluorometry
cytogene
cytogenesis
cytogenetic
cytogenetic band
cytogenetic bands
cytogenetic map
cytogenetical
cytogenetically
cytogeneticist
cytogeneticists
cytogenetics (current term)
cytogenic
cytogenies
cytogenous
cytogeny
cytoglucopenia
cytohesin
cytohet
cytohyaloplasm
cytoid
cytoid bodies
cytokeratin
cytokeratin filaments
cytokeratins

Literary usage of Cytogenetics

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1. Genetics Testing in the New Millennium: Advances, Standards and Implications edited by Constance A. Morella (2001)
"... Diagnostic cytogenetics Lab, Yale University School of Medicine 1986 - 1994 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, Washington University School ..."

2. Small Business Innovation Research: Program Solicitation (1993)
"Molecular cytogenetics—Grant applications are sought for innovative ways to screen interphase or metaphase chromosomes for various types of mutations, ..."

3. Application of Rflp & Rapd Molecular Technologies to Plant Breeding: A edited by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"DE: CLONES; cytogenetics; ENVIRONMENTAL-STRESS; GERM-PLASM; INHERITANCE; PLANT-BREEDING; PLANT-GENETICS; PLANT-STRESS; POPULATION-GENETICS; CORN; GENE-LOCI; ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"HA 1 ni-, and FH Ruddle, in Human Population cytogenetics, PA Jacobs, WH Price, P. Law, Eds. (Edinburgh Univ. Press, Edinburgh, 1970). 3. ..."

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