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  • adj. Having complex cells in which the genetic material is organized into membrane-bound nuclei.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a eukaryote.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having cells with visible nuclei surrounded by a nuclear membrane; pertaining to eukaryotes. Contrasted with prokaryotic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having cells with `good' or membrane-bound nuclei

Etymologies

eukaryote +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I would point to the very large numbers of pseudogenes in eukaryotic genomes as clear evidence against your hypothesis.

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  • One difficult step on Earth may have been the beginning of what is known as eukaryotic lifein which cells have an elaborate structure with nuclei and ribosomes.

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  • Most recently, he and his colleagues have been studying the fundamental cellular processes of transcription and translation in eukaryotic cells.

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  • Lecture Overview Telomerase, a specialized ribonucleprotein reverse transcriptase, is important for long-term eukaryotic cell proliferation and genomic stability, because it replenishes the DNA at telomeres.

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  • In the middle of the 1960's our laboratory began a series of investigations on membrane biogenesis in eukaryotic cells using as model objects either the endoplasmic reticulum of mammalian hepatocytes (with P. Siekevitz, Gustav Dallner and Andrea

    George E. Palade - Autobiography

  • They also contain chemicals called eukaryotic cells.

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  • Examining the blood-vessel cells in the laboratory, they identified a pathway - known as a eukaryotic elongation factor-2 kinase (eEF2) regulated pathway - that was responsible for the compound's protective effects.

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  • It contains a diversity of amoebas, which have been defined as eukaryotic cells containing pseudopodia, or thread like extensions that bulge from the cell surface.

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  • In contrast, the prevalence and use of membrane excitability during signalling in other photosynthetic lineages such as eukaryotic marine phytoplankton are unknown.

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  • "As its name implies, ubiquitin is found in essentially every kind of eukaryotic cell," says Caltech graduate student Nathan Pierce, the Nature paper's lead author.

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