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eucaryote

[yoo-kar-ee-oht, -ee-uh t] /yuˈkær iˌoʊt, -i ət/
noun
1.
Related forms
eucaryotic
[yoo-kar-ee-ot-ik] /yuˌkær iˈɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for eucaryote

eucaryote

/juːˈkærɪˌɒt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of eukaryote

eukaryote

/juːˈkærɪˌɒt/
noun
1.
any member of the Eukarya, a domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Eukaryotes include protoctists, fungi, plants, and animals Compare prokaryote
Derived Forms
eukaryotic, eucaryotic (ˌjuːkærɪˈɒtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
from eu- + karyo- + -ote as in zygote
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eucaryote in Medicine

eucaryote eu·car·y·ote (yōō-kār'ē-ōt, -ē-ət)
n.
Variant of eukaryote.


eu·car'y·ot'ic (-ŏt'ĭk) adj.
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