cy·to·ge·net·ics | \ ˌsī-tō-jə-ˈne-tiks \

Definition of cytogenetics 

: a branch of biology that deals with the study of heredity and variation by the methods of both cytology and genetics

Other words from cytogenetics

cytogenetic \ˌsī-tō-jə-ˈne-tik \ or cytogenetical \ˌsī-tō-jə-ˈne-ti-kəl \ adjective
cytogenetically \ˌsī-tō-jə-ˈne-ti-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
cytogeneticist \ˌsī-tō-jə-ˈne-tə-sist \ noun

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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cy·to·ge·net·ics | \ -jə-ˈnet-iks \

Medical Definition of cytogenetics 

: a branch of biology that deals with the study of heredity and variation by the methods of both cytology and genetics

Other words from cytogenetics

cytogenetic \-jə-ˈnet-ik \ or cytogenetical \-i-kəl \ adjective
cytogenetically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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