Definition of eukaryote
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This is the first eukaryote — organisms, like plants and animals, whose cells contain distinct nuclei — found without the machinery of mitochondria.
The central characters in this story are eukaryotes—
The microfossil of a voracious eukaryote doesn’t exactly have the distinguishing characteristics of, say, a Tyrannosaurus rex or a saber-toothed cat.
Grypania may have been either a bacterial colony or a eukaryote — an organism with specialized cells, enclosed in a membrane.
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Medical Definition 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 prokaryote
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