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2. pertaining to cytogenetics.
cytogenetic technologist a clinical laboratory scientist who carries out diagnostic testing, including culturing, harvesting, staining, photomicroscopy, and chromosome analysis. Academic programs preparing practitioners are approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; certification is through the National Credentialing Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel. The address of the Association of Cytogenetic Technologists is P.O. Box 15945-288, Lenexa, KS 66285 (telephone 913-541-9077). The address of the National Credentialing Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel is P.O. Box 15945-289, Lenexa, KS 66285 (telephone 913-438-5110).
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(1) Referring to the correlation of genetic and cytological information through the microscopic analysis of stained preparations of chromosomes, including those from individuals carrying mutations.
(2) Referring to cytogenetics.
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