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.
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Thus, in the present study demonstrated that the analysis of heterochromatic pattern is a cytotaxonomic tool of utmost importance to characterize the species of Maculata subcomplex.
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To infer cytotaxonomic relationships within Ostreinae, we constructed ideograms, based on relative length and centromeric index values, number and location of major ribosomal genes (either by FISH with ITS1 or AgNORs), and C-banding (Fig.
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A cytotaxonomic and chemotaxonomic study of the genus Coreopsis in Mexico.
Nuclear DNA content is characteristic of a species and comparisons of nuclear DNA amounts have proved to be useful in many cytotaxonomic, phylogenetic, and evolutionary studies (Bennett and Leitch, 1995).
Cytogenetic study of the Bolivian Titi and revision of its cytotaxonomic states.