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karyotype

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

Definition of karyotype

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of karyotype

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1929


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karyotype

verb kar·yo·type

Definition of karyotype

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to determine or analyze the karyotype of

1963

First Known Use of karyotype

1963


Medical Dictionary

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karyotype

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noun kar·yo·type \ˈkar-ē-ə-ˌtīp\

Medical Definition of karyotype

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

karyotypic

\ˌkar-ē-ə-ˈtip-ik\play adjective

karyotypically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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karyotype

transitive verb kar·yo·type

Medical Definition of karyotype

karyotyped

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karyotyping

  1. :  to determine or analyze the karyotype of karyotyped a newborn infant with a suspected genetic anomaly


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