karyology

noun kar·y·ol·o·gy \ ˌker-ē-ˈä-lə-jē , ˌka-rē- \

Definition of karyology

1 :the minute cytological characteristics of the cell nucleus especially with regard to the chromosomes
2 :a branch of cytology concerned with the karyology of cell nuclei

karyological

play \ˌker-ē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌka-rē-\ or less commonly karyologic play \ˌker-ē-ə-ˈlä-jik, ˌka-rē-\ adjective

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karyology

noun kar·y·ol·o·gy \ ˌkar-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of karyology

plural karyologies
1 :the minute cytological characteristics of the cell nucleus especially with regard to the chromosomes of a single cell or of the cells of an organism or group of organisms
2 :a branch of cytology concerned with the karyology of cell nuclei

karyological

play \-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also karyologic play \-ik\ adjective

karyologically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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