Archaea

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From Ancient Greek ἀρχαῖα(arkhaîa, ancient), neuter plural of ἀρχαῖος(arkhaîos, ancient).

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Archaea

  1. Single-celled organisms lacking nuclei, formerly called archaebacteria, but now known to differ fundamentally from bacteria.
    1. A taxonomic domain .
    2. A taxonomic kingdom within the superkingdom Prokaryota.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521