karyotype

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From Russian кариотип (kariotip), corresponding to karyo- + -type.

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karyotype (plural karyotypes)

  1. (genetics) The observed characteristics (number, type, shape etc) of the chromosomes of an individual or species.
  2. (genetics) A record of such characteristics, usually photographic.
  3. (obsolete, genetics) A group of individuals or species that have the same chromosomal characteristics.

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karyotype (third-person singular simple present karyotypes, present participle karyotyping, simple past and past participle karyotyped)

  1. To investigate or record such characteristics