Definition of Cytogenetics
Cytogenetics: The study of chromosomes, which are the visible carriers of the hereditary material. Cytogenetics is a fusion science, joining cytology (the study of cells) with genetics (the study of inherited variation).Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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