karyotype definition

  • noun:
    • The characterization associated with the chromosomal complement of a person or a species, including quantity, form, and size of the chromosomes.
    • A photomicrograph of chromosomes organized relating to a regular classification.
    • The noticed faculties (number, type, form etc) for the chromosomes of a person or types.
    • A record of such attributes, usually photographic.
    • (genetics) a team of individuals or types which have similar chromosomal characteristics.
    • the look of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cellular in someone or species (such as the number and arrangement and dimensions and framework of this chromosomes)
  • verb-transitive:
    • To classify and array (the chromosome complement of an organism or a species) in accordance with the arrangement, number, dimensions, shape, or any other traits of this chromosomes.
  • verb:
    • to analyze or capture such characteristics

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