cytogenetics etymology

English word cytogenetics comes from English genetics, English cyto- ((biology) cell.)

Detailed word origin of cytogenetics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
genetics English (eng) (biology, genetics) The branch of biology that deals with the transmission and variation of inherited characteristics, in particular chromosomes and DNA.. (biology, genetics) The genetic makeup of a specific individual or species.
cyto- English (eng) (biology) cell.
cytogenetics English (eng) (biology, genetics) The branch of genetics that studies the relationships between the structure and number of chromosomes as seen in isolated cells and variation in genotype and phenotype.

Words with the same origin as cytogenetics

Descendants of genetics
genethics memetics mendelize pharmacogenetic telegenetic
Descendants of cyto-
cytoablation cytoadhesive cytoarchitectural cytofluorometer cytogeny cytoimmunity cytologic cytological cytology cytomembrane cytometry cytopathogenesis cytophotometer cytoplasm cytoprotectant cytoprotecting cytoprotection cytoreductive cytoresistance cytosine cytosine arabinoside cytostructural cytozoon haemocytometer