cytotaxonomy

noun
cy·​to·​tax·​on·​o·​my | \ ˌsī-tō-(ˌ)tak-ˈsä-nə-mē How to pronounce cytotaxonomy (audio) \

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

Other Words from cytotaxonomy

cytotaxonomic \ ˌsī-​tō-​ˌtak-​sə-​ˈnä-​mik How to pronounce cytotaxonomy (audio) \ adjective
cytotaxonomically \ ˌsī-​tō-​ˌtak-​sə-​ˈnä-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cytotaxonomy (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of cytotaxonomy

1930, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cytotaxonomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytotaxonomy. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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cytotaxonomy

noun
cy·​to·​tax·​on·​o·​my | \ ˌsīt-ō-(ˌ)tak-ˈsän-ə-mē How to pronounce cytotaxonomy (audio) \
plural cytotaxonomies

Medical 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

Other Words from cytotaxonomy

cytotaxonomic \ -​ˌtak-​sə-​ˈnäm-​ik How to pronounce cytotaxonomy (audio) \ also cytotaxonomical \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce cytotaxonomy (audio) \ adjective
cytotaxonomically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cytotaxonomy (audio) \ adverb

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