Meaning of cytogenetics

cy•to•ge•net•ics

Pronunciation: (sī"tō-ju-net'iks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. the branch of biology linking the study of genetic inheritance with the study of cell structure, esp. for human chromosome analysis for the detection of inheritable diseases.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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