procaryote

procaryote

[proh-kar-ee-oht, -ee-uht]
noun

Origin:
1960–65

procaryotic [proh-kar-ee-ot-ik] , adjective
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procaryote (prəʊˈkærɪɒt)
 
n
a variant spelling of prokaryote

prokaryote or procaryote (prəʊˈkærɪɒt)
 
n
Compare eukaryote any organism having cells in each of which the genetic material is in a single DNA chain, not enclosed in a nucleus. Bacteria and archaeans are prokaryotes
 
[from pro-² + karyo- + -ote as in zygote]
 
procaryote or procaryote
 
n
 
[from pro-² + karyo- + -ote as in zygote]
 
prokaryotic or procaryote
 
adj
 
procaryotic or procaryote
 
adj

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procaryote pro·car·y·ote (prō-kār'ē-ōt')
n.
Variant of prokaryote.


pro'car·y·ot'ic (-ŏt'ĭk) adj.
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