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Of, or pertaining to, or characteristic of a eukaryote, which is basically an organism possessing a membrane-bound nucleus.


Organisms may be grouped in two major groups: prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Eukaryotes include the animals, plants, fungi, and protists.

Word origin: eukaryote + -ic.

Variant: eucaryotic (British)

Compare: prokaryotic