from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The classification of organisms based on cellular structure and function, especially on the structure and number of chromosomes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Biology) A branch of taxonomy which uses the characteristics of cellular structures, such as somatic chromosomes, to classify organisms.


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