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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Cytotaxonomy of Hoplias malabaricus (Osteichthyes, Erythrinidae) in the Aguapey river (Province of Corrientes, Argentina).
Morphometrics, evolution, and cytotaxonomy of mainland bats of the genus Macrotus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae).
Cytotaxonomy of the genus Dichromatos Cigliano 2007 (Orthoptera, Acridoidea, Melanoplinae).
A comparative study of the chromosomes in decapods, isopods and amphipods, with some remarks on cytotaxonomy and sex-determination in crustacean.
Cytotaxonomy of the Ciconiiformes (Aves), with eight species new to cytology.
The control of the Simuliidae in Patagonia has already been reviewed by Coscaron-Arias (1989; 1998a), who also studied the cytotaxonomy of three species of the genus Gigantodax.
Comparison of PCR assay and cytotaxonomy for identification of Anopheles fluviatilis sibling species.
cytotaxonomy of Helianthus ciliaris and related species of the southwestern U.
Cytotaxonomy of some species and interspecific hybrids of Pennisetum (Poaceae, Poales).
Both cytotaxonomy and zymotaxonomy, together with more basic morphological methods, have proved so successful for the identification of mosquitoes and the interpretation of vector population genetics that there is seldom any perceived need for more elaborate and expensive biochemical or molecular techniques.