Medical Dictionary


noun kar·yo·type \ˈkar-ē-ə-ˌtīp\

Medical Definition of KARYOTYPE

:  the chromosomal characteristics of a cell; also :  the chromosomes themselves or a representation of them
kar·yo·typ·ic \ˌkar-ē-ə-ˈtip-ik\ adjective
kar·yo·typ·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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