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procaryote

[proh-kar-ee-oht, -ee-uh t] /proʊˈkær iˌoʊt, -i ət/
noun
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
Related forms
procaryotic
[proh-kar-ee-ot-ik] /proʊˌkær iˈɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for procaryote

procaryote

/prəʊˈkærɪɒt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of prokaryote

prokaryote

/prəʊˈkærɪɒt/
noun
1.
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 Compare eukaryote
Derived Forms
prokaryotic, procaryotic (prəʊˌkærɪˈɒtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
from pro-² + karyo- + -ote as in zygote
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procaryote in Medicine

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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