Definition of cytogenetics in English:

cytogenetics

plural noun

Biology
  • [treated as singular] The study of inheritance in relation to the structure and function of chromosomes.

    • ‘Recent developments in molecular cytogenetics open new avenues to study mechanisms of interaction of chemicals with chromosomes.’
    • ‘Laboratories performing cytology, cytogenetics or histocompatibility testing will undergo on-site inspection every two years.’
    • ‘A major success in the investigation of causes of congenital heart disease comes from molecular cytogenetics and the use of chromosome fluorescent in situ hybridisation.’
    • ‘It was my interest in and enthusiasm about cells and their culture, first awakened there, that 14 years later was to direct me into human cytogenetics, thence human genetics.’
    • ‘She became one of the founders of the field of maize cytogenetics, the genetic study of maize at the cellular level.’
    • ‘Prenatal diagnosis for the detection of chromosomal abnormalities was carried out by conventional cytogenetics in the present study in the foetuses of high risk pregnancies in women attending a tertiary care facility in north India.’
    • ‘Conventional cytogenetics is a validated technique to study the acquired gross chromosomal aberrations associated with human cancer.’
    • ‘In contrast to the advances in genetic and molecular studies, little is known about Antirrhinum cytogenetics.’
    • ‘The bone marrow was re-evaluated at the second relapse by morphology, morphometry, DNA ploidy, flow cytometry, and cytogenetics.’
    • ‘Having a laboratory available to process fresh tissue for cytogenetics and molecular pathology is a key to success.’

Pronunciation:

cytogenetics

/ˌsīdōjəˈnediks/