Meaning of cytotaxonomy

cy•to•tax•on•o•my

Pronunciation: (sī"tō-tak-son'u-mē), [key]
— n.
  1. a branch of taxonomy in which characteristics of cellular structures, particularly of somatic chromosomes, are used to classify organisms.
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