idiogram


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idiogram

[′id·ē·ə‚gram]
(genetics)
A diagram of chromosome morphology, especially the banding pattern, that is used to compare karyotypes of different cells, individuals, or species.
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Based on chromosomal data, idiograms were generated to highlight particular karyotype traits for each species and the inferred pathways of chromosomal differentiation based on a phylogenetic hypothesis to Atlantic Acanthurus (Figures 3(a)-3(d)).