cytotaxonomy

noun cy·to·tax·on·o·my \ 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

cytotaxonomic

play \ˌsī-tō-ˌtak-sə-ˈnä-mik\ adjective

cytotaxonomically

play \ˌsī-tō-ˌtak-sə-ˈnä-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of cytotaxonomy

1930

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cytotaxonomy

noun cy·to·tax·on·o·my \ ˌsīt-ō-(ˌ)tak-ˈsän-ə-mē \

medical Definition of cytotaxonomy

plural cytotaxonomies
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

cytotaxonomic

play \-ˌtak-sə-ˈnäm-ik\ also cytotaxonomical play \-i-kəl\ adjective

cytotaxonomically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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