noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1931 a branch of biology that deals with the study of heredity and variation by the methods of both cytology and geneticscytogenetic or cytogenetical adjectivecytogenetically adverbcytogeneticist noun

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