cytotaxonomy


cy·to·tax·on·o·my

noun \ˌsī-tō-(ˌ)tak-ˈsä-nə-mē\

Definition of CYTOTAXONOMY

1
:  study of the relationships and classification of organisms using both classical systematic techniques and comparative studies of chromosomes
2
:  the nuclear cytologic makeup of a kind of organism
cy·to·tax·o·nom·ic \-ˌtak-sə-ˈnä-mik\ adjective
cy·to·tax·o·nom·i·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of CYTOTAXONOMY

1930

cy·to·tax·on·o·my

noun \ˌsīt-ō-(ˌ)tak-ˈsän-ə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cy·to·tax·on·o·mies

Medical Definition of CYTOTAXONOMY

1
: study of the relationships and classification of organisms using both classical systematic techniques and comparative studies of chromosomes
2
: the nuclear cytologic makeup of a kind of organism
cy·to·tax·o·nom·ic \-ˌtak-sə-ˈnäm-ik\ also cy·to·tax·o·nom·i·cal \-i-kəl\ adjective
cy·to·tax·o·nom·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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