[ sahy-toh-tak-son-uh-mee ]
/ ˌsaɪ toʊ tækˈsɒn ə mi /
a branch of taxonomy in which characteristics of cellular structures, particularly of somatic chromosomes, are used to classify organisms.
- cytotoxic reaction
Origin of cytotaxonomy
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/ (ˌsaɪtəʊtækˈsɒnəmɪ) /
classification of organisms based on cell structure, esp the number, shape, etc, of the chromosomes
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[ sī′tō-tăk-sŏn′ə-mē ]
The classification of organisms based on cellular structure and function, especially on the structure and number of chromosomes.
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