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Related to cytotaxonomy: numerical taxonomy
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.
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cytotaxonomya method of classification based on the characteristics of CHROMOSOMES. see TAXONOMY.
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