It is a photograph of an individuals chromosomes which shows them in an ordered numbered array. It is the chromosomal constitution of a cell, including the number of chromosomes, their structural features and any abnormalities

KARYOTYPE: "Karyotype is the clinical testing that allows scientists to look for mutations in chromosomes."
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