Definition of cytogenetically in US English:

cytogenetically

adverb

Biology
  • See cytogenetics

    • ‘Specimens of Hyla nana and Hyla sanborni from a syntopic population were studied cytogenetically.’
    • ‘Some women, including those in older age groups and those who have had repeated failure of in vitro fertilisation, are more likely to produce cytogenetically abnormal embryos, which are not capable of normal development.’
    • ‘Ectopic exchanges between transposable elements situated in heterozygous positions around a locus at which mutations are screened can lead to cytogenetically detectable events.’
    • ‘The lost chromosome may form a micronucleus that can be detected cytogenetically.’
    • ‘Deletion maps are a simple and rapid way to build cytogenetically based RFLP maps of wheat, providing a first insight into the structure and evolution of the wheat genome.’

Pronunciation

cytogenetically

/-ik(ə)lē/