Definition of Procaryotic
1. Adjective. Having cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei.
Antonyms: Eucaryotic, Eukaryotic
Derivative terms: Procaryote, Prokaryote
Partainyms: Prokaryote, Prokaryote
Lexicographical Neighbors of Procaryotic
Literary usage of Procaryotic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Symbiotic relationships involving the procaryotic blue- green algae will be reviewed below, but first a brief survey of the symbiotic relationships of ..."
2. Efficiency of Nitrogen Fertilizers for Rice: Proceedings of the Meeting of by International Rice Research Institute (1987)
"Nitrogen-fixing algae belong exclusively to the blue-green algae (BGA) which are procaryotic. Their growth adds N to the ecosystem. ..."
3. Rice Pest Science and Management: Selected Papers from the International by P. S. Teng, Kong Luen Heong, K. Moody (1994)
"... plant pathogens include those expected of procaryotic and viral microbes. For bacteria, this includes conjugation, transformation, and transduction. ..."
4. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"This project uses the powerful tool of procaryotic genetics to assess mutation rates in plants rather than the analysis of thousands of progeny plants. ..."