Definition of Prokaryotic

1. Adjective. Having cells that lack membrane-bound nuclei.

Exact synonyms: Procaryotic
Antonyms: Eucaryotic, Eukaryotic
Derivative terms: Procaryote, Prokaryote
Partainyms: Prokaryote, Prokaryote



Definition of Prokaryotic

1. Adjective. Of or having the characteristics of prokaryotes, especially bacteria. ¹

2. Adjective. Of cells, lacking a nucleus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prokaryotic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prokaryotic

projectivizations
projectment
projectments
projector
projectors
projectour
projects
projecture
projectures
projet
projets
projicient
projicients
prokaryote
prokaryotes
prokaryotic (current term)
proke
proked
proker
prokers
prokes
prokinetic
prokinetics
proking
prolabor
prolactin
prolactinoma
prolactinomas
prolactinomata
prolactins

Literary usage of Prokaryotic

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Organization and Control in prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells. A symposium, London, April 1970. Published for the Society for General Microbiology by ..."

2. The Human Body by Elissa Dosik Weinroth, Alexander Cruz, Jo Larsen, Nancy Schoefl, Weinroth, Elissa (2002)
"prokaryotic cells are primitive cells. They lack a nucleus. Bacteria are examples of prokaryotic cells. Eukaryotic cells, including all plant and animal ..."

3. A Bibliography on Computational Molecular Biology and Geneticsby Sarah Barron, Matthew Witten, Gongxian Liu by Sarah Barron, Matthew Witten, Gongxian Liu (1992)
"[1016] KOHLI, J., AND GROSJEAN, H. Use of three termination codons: compilation and analysis of the known eukaryotic and prokaryotic translation termination ..."

4. Inside the Cell by Maya Pines (1990)
"prokaryotic cells, which include bacteria, mycoplasma, and blue-green algae, do not have a membrane ... And while, in general, prokaryotic cells produce ..."

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