less common spelling of eukaryote

: any of a domain (Eukarya) or a higher taxonomic group (Eukaryota) above the kingdom that includes organisms composed of one or more cells containing visibly evident nuclei and organelles compare archaea, bacterium, prokaryote

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“Eucaryote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

eucaryote, eucaryotic

variant of eukaryote, eukaryotic

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