Definition of Karyology

1. Noun. (context: biology medicine) The study of the nuclei of cells, especially with regard to the chromosomes which they contain. ¹



2. Noun. (context: biology medicine) The characteristics of a particular cellular nucleus or group of nuclei, or of the chromosomes therein. ¹

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Definition of Karyology

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Medical Definition of Karyology

1. The scientific study of chromosomes, this usually involves the study of their general shape and banding patterns. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Karyology

karyogamic
karyogamies
karyogamy
karyogenesis
karyogenic
karyogonad
karyogram
karyograms
karyokineses
karyokinesis
karyokinetic
karyokinetically
karyologic
karyological
karyologies
karyology (current term)
karyolymph
karyolymphs
karyolysis
karyolytic
karyomegaly
karyomere
karyomicrosome
karyomitome
karyomiton
karyomorphism
karyon
karyons
karyophage
karyopherin

Literary usage of Karyology

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"... karyology of Saprolegnia. Ann. Botany 9:609. (1899): Observations on the biology and cytology of a new variety of Achlya Americana. Ann. Botany 13: 131. ..."

2. Annals of Botany (1901)
"karyology of Saprolegnia, The (AH TROW) (*), ix. 609. KEEBLE, FW—Observations on the Loranthaceae of Ceylon, x. 626. The Onion-disease in Bermuda, iv. ..."

3. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"... "doppelten Befruchtung" bei den Angiospermen. Bot. Zeit. 68: 293-316. 1901. Ueber Befruchtung. Ibid. 69: II, 353-368. TROW, AH 1895. The karyology of ..."

4. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1899)
"Ber. d. deutsch. bot. tion of the karyology of one of the Gesell. 16: 266-272, 1898. ,-, ., „., , , , ..."

5. The Cell in Development and Inheritance by Edmund Beecher Wilson (1911)
"Bot., XXX.—Treat, Mary, '73. Controlling Sex in Butterflies: Am. Nat., VII.— Trow, AH, '95. The karyology of ..."

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