procaryote

noun pro·cary·ote \(ˌ)prō-ˈka-rē-ˌōt\

less common spelling of

  1. :  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 archaea, bacterium, eukaryote


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procaryote, procaryotic

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Medical Definition of procaryote

variant of prokaryote, prokaryotic

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