cy·​to·​ge·​net·​ics | \ ˌsī-tō-jə-ˈne-tiks How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \

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 How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \ or cytogenetical \ ˌsī-​tō-​jə-​ˈne-​ti-​kəl How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \ adjective
cytogenetically \ ˌsī-​tō-​jə-​ˈne-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \ adverb
cytogeneticist \ ˌsī-​tō-​jə-​ˈne-​tə-​sist How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of cytogenetics

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Cytogenetics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytogenetics. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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cytogenetics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
cy·​to·​ge·​net·​ics | \ -jə-ˈnet-iks How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \

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 How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \ or cytogenetical \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \ adjective
cytogenetically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cytogenetics (audio) \ adverb

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