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karyotype

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noun kar·yo·type \ˈkar-ē-ə-ˌtīp\

Medical Definition of karyotype

  1. :  the chromosomal characteristics of a cell; also :  the chromosomes themselves or a representation of them

karyotypic \ˌkar-ē-ə-ˈtip-ik\play adjective
karyotypically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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karyotype

transitive verb kar·yo·type

Medical Definition of karyotype

karyotyped; karyotyping

  1. :  to determine or analyze the karyotype of <karyotyped a newborn infant with a suspected genetic anomaly>




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