Karyotype
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"karyotype": the entire chromosome complement of an individual cell, as seen during the mitotic phase
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28.1

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College
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  • A photomicrograph of an individual's chromosomes arranged in a standard format showing the number, size, and shape of each chromo some type.

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    40

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    College
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  • The collection of chromosomes from the nucleus of a cell arranged according to established guidelines; the photomicrograph of chromosomes.

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    18.4

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    College
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  • The chromosomal characteristics of a cell.

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    17.4

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    College
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  • A photomicrograph of an individual's chromosomes arranged in a standard format showing the number, size, and shape of each chromosome type; used in low-resolution physical mapping to correlate gross chromosomal abnormalities with the characteristics of specific diseases.

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    Graduate School
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  • A set of photographed, banded chromosomes arranged in order from largest to smallest.

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    50.5

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    High School
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  • A karyotype is an individual's collection of chromosomes. The term also refers to a laboratory technique that produces an image of an individual's chromosomes. The karyotype is used to look for abnormal numbers or structures of chromosomes.

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    A photomicrograph of an individual's chromosomes arranged in a standard format showing the number, size and shape of each chromosome type; used in low-resolution physical mapping to correlate gross chromosomal abnormalities with the characteristics of specific diseases.

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    Graduate School
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  • A photomicrograph of an individual's chromosomes arranged in a standard format showing the number, size, and shape of each chromosome type; used in low-resolution physical mapping to correlate gross chromosomal abnormalities with the characteristics of specific diseases.

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    -6.3

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    Graduate School
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  • The particular chromosome complement of an individual or a related group of individuals, as defined by both the number and morphology of the chromosomes, usually in mitotic metaphase, and arranged by pairs according to the standard classification.

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    -4.5

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    Graduate School
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