eucaryote eucaryote n. an organism with "good" or membrane-bound nuclei having multiple chromosomes; eucaryotes also have other membrane-bound organelles such as mitochondria or chloroplasts, within the cytoplasm enclosed by the outer membrane. Such cells are characteristic of all life forms except primitive microorganisms such as bacteria and blue-green algae. Contrasted with {prokaryote}.

Syn: eukaryote. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • eucaryote — [yo͞o kar′ē ōt΄] n. EUKARYOTE …   English World dictionary

  • Eucaryote — Eukaryota Eukaryotes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • eucaryote — SYN: eukaryote. [eu + G. karyon, kernel, nut] * * * eucaryote, eucaryotic var of EUKARYOTE, EUKARYOTIC * * * eu·cary·ote (u karґe ōt) eukaryote …   Medical dictionary

  • eucaryote — eukariotas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Organizmas, kurio ląstelės turi membrana nuo citoplazmos atskirtą suformuotą branduolį ir kitus organoidus. atitikmenys: angl. eucaryote rus. эукариот …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • eucaryote — variant of eukaryote …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eucaryote — See Eukaryote …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • eucaryote — eucaryotic /yooh kar ee ot ik/, adj. /yooh kar ee oht , ee euht/, n. eukaryote. * * * …   Universalium

  • eucaryote — noun variant spelling of eukaryote …   English new terms dictionary

  • eucaryote — eu•car•y•ote [[t]yuˈkær iˌoʊt, i ət[/t]] n. bio eukaryote …   From formal English to slang

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