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Definition of Eukaryote

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organism made up of cells that have cell organelles and nuclei with chromosomes (characteristic of all cells except for bacteria and other very primitive life forms)
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BioProcess International™ Glossary
a higher organism; its cells have a membrane-defined nucleus and other defined organelles.
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Description: An organism whose DNA is enclosed in nuclear membranes. The vast majority of species (plants, animals, protista,...) are eukaryotic. (Opp.: prokaryote.)
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Description: An organism whose genetic material is located within a nucleus. Yeast, fungi, protozoans, plants and animals are eukaryotes.
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Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
An organism whose cells contain nuclei. All organisms except the bacteria are eukaryotes.
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English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
A eukaryote ( or or ) is any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes.

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Terms and Definitions
Cell or organism with membrane- bound, structurally discrete nucleus and other well- developed subcellular compartments. Eukaryotes include all organisms except viruses, bacteria, and blue- green algae. Compare prokaryote. See chromosomes.
Dictionary of Medicine (Shahram)
An organism that consists of one or more cells with a nucleus and other well-developed compartments. People are eukaryotes. Eukaryotes include all organisms except bacteria, viruses and certain (blue-green) algae which, by contrast, are prokaryotes. See: Prokaryote.
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WordNet 2.0

1. an organism with cells characteristic of all life forms except primitive microorganisms such as bacteria; i.e. an organism with `good' or membrane-bound nuclei in its cells
(synonym) eucaryote
(antonym) prokaryote, procaryote
(hypernym) organism, being