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Noun: eukaryote  ,yoo'ker-ee,owt [N. Amer], ,yoo'ka-ree,owt [Brit]
  1. An organism with cells characteristic of all life forms except primitive microorganisms such as bacteria; i.e. an organism with 'good' or membrane-bound nuclei in its cells
    - eucaryote

Derived forms: eukaryotes

Type of: being, organism

Antonym: prokaryote

Encyclopedia: Eukaryote