Definition of Eukaryotic

1. Adjective. Having cells with 'good' or membrane-bound nuclei.

Exact synonyms: Eucaryotic
Derivative terms: Eucaryote, Eukaryote
Partainyms: Eukaryote, Eukaryote
Antonyms: Procaryotic, Prokaryotic



Definition of Eukaryotic

1. Adjective. (biology) Having complex cells in which the genetic material is organized into membrane-bound nuclei. ¹

2. Adjective. (biology) Of or pertaining to a eukaryote. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eukaryotic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Eukaryotic

1. Pertaining to or characteristic of a eukaryote. Synonym: eucaryotic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eukaryotic

euhemerization
euhemerize
euhemerized
euhemerizes
euhemerizing
euhydration
euisopoda
euk
eukarya
eukaryon
eukaryons
eukaryophilic
eukaryot
eukaryote
eukaryotes
eukaryotic (current term)
eukaryotic cells
eukaryots
euked
eukeratin
eukinesia
euking
euks
eulachan
eulachans
eulachon
eulachons
eulerian
eulerian coordinates
eulerian frame

Literary usage of Eukaryotic

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1. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"In developing countries, there is a eukaryotic component to the microflora ... This eukaryotic component of the microflora has been a fact of human life for ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Organization and Control in Prokaryotic and eukaryotic Cells. ... After defining the "least common denominators" of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells in ..."

3. Inside the Cell by Maya Pines (1990)
"Today it is known that peroxisomes exist in most eukaryotic cells, and that they are especially prominent in mammalian liver cells. ..."

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