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karyotype

noun kar·yo·type \ ˈker-ē-ə-ˌtīp , ˈka-rē- \

Definition of karyotype

: the chromosomal characteristics of a cell; also : the chromosomes themselves or a representation of them

karyotypic

play \ˌker-ē-ə-ˈti-pik, ˌka-rē-\ adjective

karyotypically

play \ˌker-ē-ə-ˈti-pi-k(ə-)lē, ˌka-rē-\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of karyotype

International Scientific Vocabulary


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karyotype

verb

Definition of karyotype

karyotyped; karyotyping; karyotypes
: to determine or analyze the karyotype of

First Known Use of karyotype

1963

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karyotype

noun kar·yo·type \ ˈkar-ē-ə-ˌtīp \

medical Definition of karyotype

: the chromosomal characteristics of a cell; also : the chromosomes themselves or a representation of them

karyotypic

play \ˌkar-ē-ə-ˈtip-ik\ adjective

karyotypically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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karyotype

transitive verb

medical Definition of karyotype

karyotyped; karyotyping
: to determine or analyze the karyotype of
  • karyotyped a newborn infant with a suspected genetic anomaly

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