eukaryotic

adjective eu·kary·ot·ic \ (ˌ)yü-ˌker-ē-ˈä-tik , -ˌka-rē- \

Definition of eukaryotic

: of, relating to, or being an organism (as of the domain Eukarya) composed of one or more cells containing visibly evident nuclei and organelles : being or characteristic of a eukaryote
  • eukaryotic cells
  • eukaryotic species

First Known Use of eukaryotic

1957

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