cytotaxonomic
cytotaxonomy cy`to*tax*on"o*my (s[imac]`t[-o]*t[a^]ks*[o^]n"[-o]*m[y^]), n. (Biology) A branch of taxonomy which uses the characteristics of cellular structures, such as somatic chromosomes, to classify organisms. [PJC] -- {cy`to*tax*on"o*mist}, n. -- {cy`to*tax`o*nom"ic}, a. -- {cy`to*tax`o*nom"ic*al*ly}, adv. [PJC]

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  • cytotaxonomic — adjective see cytotaxonomy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cytotaxonomic — See cytotaxonomy. * * * …   Universalium

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  • cytotaxonomy — noun Date: 1930 1. study of the relationships and classification of organisms using both classical systematic techniques and comparative studies of chromosomes 2. the nuclear cytologic makeup of a kind of organism • cytotaxonomic adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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