eukaryote

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English[edit]

A diagram of a eukaryote cell, showing that the DNA is located in the nucleus
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Etymology[edit]

eu- +‎ kary- +‎ -ote

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /juˈkæɹiəʊt/, /juˈkæɹiəɒt/

Noun[edit]

eukaryote (plural eukaryotes)

  1. Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms, of the taxonomic domain Eukaryota, whose cells contain at least one distinct nucleus.

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