cytotaxonomy

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cytotaxonomy

(sī′tō-tăk-sŏn′ə-mē)
n.
The classification of organisms based on cellular structure and function, especially on the structure and number of chromosomes.

cy′to·tax′o·nom′ic (-tăk′sə-nŏm′ĭk) adj.
cy′to·tax·on′o·mist n.

cytotaxonomy

a method of classification based on the characteristics of CHROMOSOMES. see TAXONOMY.

cytotaxonomy

study of the relationships between and the classification of organisms.
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Molecular and cytotaxonomic studies of these populations will help to evaluate this problem.
Cytotaxonomic study of 12 species in the Polypodiaceae from southern China.
Karyotypic survey, geographic distribution of cytotypes and cytotaxonomic considerations.
In order to reconcile the apparent disparity in the cytotaxonomic and zooarchaeological evidence, two explanations may be considered:
Of course, it is always necessary to identify mosquito specimens by morphological or cytotaxonomic methods as far as possible before subjecting them to the destructive process of electrophoresis for zymotaxonomic purposes.
A cytotaxonomic study of the Asplenium adiantum-nigrum complex.
Cytotaxonomic studies in Iberian, Balearic, North African, and Macaronesian species of Carex (Cyperaceae): II.
Cytotaxonomic studies in Iberian and Macaronesian species of Carex (Cyperaceae).
Two decades of cytotaxonomic research on Canadian ferns [Pteridophyta].
Cytotaxonomic study of Genus Hymenasplenium (Aspleniaceae) in Xishuangbanna, Southwestern China.
This last fact is potentially enlightening, because (for example) of Mandal and Ray's (2001) cytotaxonomic study of the genus Nitella (Charophyceae), in which a uniform chromosome number of n = 18 was found.
A cytotaxonomic study of ferns of Yunnan, southwestern China.