Definitions for karyotypingˈkær i əˌtaɪ pɪŋ

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kar•y•o•typ•ingˈkær i əˌtaɪ pɪŋ(n.)

  1. the analysis of chromosomes.

    Category: Genetics

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Karyotyping

    Mapping of the full chromosome set of the nucleus of a cell. The chromosome characteristics of an individual or a cell line are usually presented as a systematized array of metaphase chromosomes from a photomicrograph of a single cell nucleus arranged in pairs in descending order of size and according to the position of the centromere. (From Stedman, 25th ed)


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