Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of eukaryotic.

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  • adj. of or pertaining to eukaryotes; same as eukaryotic. Contrasted with prokaryotic.

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

Etymologies

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eucaryote +‎ -ic

Examples

  • In this regard it is noteworthy that the individuality of the eucaryotic (non-bacterial) cell is well-established.

    Individuals, societies, and the classification of organisms

  • At a practical level, the ability to construct bacteria replicating eucaryotic genes has allowed for the production of an increasingly large number of clinically important proteins.

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  • The anthropic principle states that, since we are alive, eucaryotic and conscious, our planet has to be one of the intensely rare planets that has bridged all three gaps.

    The God Delusion

  • There are billions of planets that have developed life at the level of bacteria, but only a fraction of these life forms ever made it across the gap to something like the eucaryotic cell.

    The God Delusion

  • Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 and type P fimbriated Escherichia coli to eucaryotic cells.

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  • The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is the most extensive membrane system in eucaryotic cells.

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  • Such genetic interactions are at the heart of understanding the complex relationships between cellular pathways because they are a direct readout of how an eucaryotic cell adapts to perturbations

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