appearance, including size, number, and shape, of the set
of somatic chromosomes
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈkaryoˌtyped or ˈkaryoˌtyping
to analyze and determine (a karyotype)
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Derived forms karyotypic (ˌkaryoˈtypic) (ˈkæriəˈtɪpɪk
adjective or ˌkaryoˈtypical