Definition of eukaryote
Origin of eukaryote
OTHER WORDS FROM eukaryoteeu·kar·y·ot·ic, eu·car·y·ot·ic [yoo-kar-ee-ot-ik], /yuˌkær iˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use eukaryote in a sentence
More recently, scientists have debated how to organize eukaryotes, organisms that store DNA within a cell nucleus.Debate over Pluto’s planet status still carries on|Erin Wayman|August 22, 2021|Science News
The structure of genes in eukaryotes is complicated, because their blueprints for making proteins are broken up by introns.
It’s an ingenious solution — but eukaryotes didn’t invent it entirely on their own.
The four primary histones of eukaryotes — H2A, H2B, H3 and H4 — assemble into octamers with two copies of each.
Up until then, viral factories appeared to be exclusive to the viruses that infect eukaryotes, so finding one in a prokaryote bolstered the idea that something similar could have happened long ago to initiate the formation of a nucleus.Did Viruses Create the Nucleus? The Answer May Be Near.|Christie Wilcox|November 25, 2020|Quanta Magazine
British Dictionary definitions for eukaryote
Derived forms of eukaryoteeukaryotic or eucaryotic (ˌjuːkærɪˈɒtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for eukaryote
Scientific definitions for eukaryote
Other words from eukaryoteeukaryotic adjective
Cultural definitions for eukaryote
An organism whose cells contain a nucleus. All multicelled organisms are eukaryotes, as is one superkingdom of single-celled organisms. Eukaryotes also have organelles enclosed by membranes. (Compare prokaryote.)