American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of eukaryote.
- n. alternative spelling of eukaryote.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an organism with "good" or membrane-bound nuclei having multiple chromosomes; eucaryotes also have other membrane-bound organelles such as mitochondria or chloroplasts, within the cytoplasm enclosed by the outer membrane. Such cells are characteristic of all life forms except primitive microorganisms such as bacteria and blue-green algae. Contrasted with
- n. 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
“The fossils mostly include billion year old stromatolites, with the rare eucaryote Horodyskia moniliformis, and the occasional Cretaceous bivalve thrown in for good measure.”
“Together they concluded that the remains belonged to a new type of eucaryote, which they named Horodyskia moniliformis above, right; Fedonkin and Yochelson, 2002, in honor of the contributions of Horodyski to Precambrian paleontology.”
“The constituent bodies of the eucaryote – even those like the mitochondria, which are believed to be descended from parasitic or symbiotic viruses – are regarded as mere organs of the whole, functioning within the central direction of the nucleus.”
“Edit yeah we all know about creo “kinds” and the runaway goddidit speciation/speculation get them to answer a question about mitochondrial endosymbiosis and ask them which one the plastid or the rest of the eucaryote was specially created”
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- â€œgood, well,â€ -- from the Greek.
- in science, describes that which is â€œtrue, genuineâ€
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