eukaryotic

adjective
eu·​kary·​ot·​ic | \ (ˌ)yü-ˌker-ē-ˈä-tik How to pronounce eukaryotic (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined above

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