prokaryote

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pro·kary·ote

noun

Definition of PROKARYOTE

: any of the typically unicellular microorganisms that lack a distinct nucleus and membrane-bound organelles and that are classified as a kingdom (Prokaryotae synonym Monera) or into two domains (Bacteria and Archaea)—compare eukaryote
pro·kary·ot·ic also pro·cary·ot·ic \-ˌkar-ē-ˈät-ik\ adjective

Variants of PROKARYOTE

pro·kary·ote also pro·cary·ote \(ˈ)prō-ˈkar-ē-ˌōt\

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