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Noun: karyotype  'ker-ee-u,tIp [N. Amer], 'ka-ree-u,tIp [Brit]
  1. The appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)

Derived forms: karyotypes

Type of: composition, constitution, makeup, make-up, physical composition

Encyclopedia: Karyotype