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Definition of "eukaryotic" [eukaryotic]

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

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Use "eukaryotic" in a sentence
  • "I would point to the very large numbers of pseudogenes in eukaryotic genomes as clear evidence against your hypothesis."
  • "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."
  • "Most recently, he and his colleagues have been studying the fundamental cellular processes of transcription and translation in eukaryotic cells."