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Procaryotic

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Definition

adjective

Of, or pertaining to, or characteristic of a procaryote, which is basically an organism lacking a true nucleus.


Supplement

Organisms may be grouped in two major groups: prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Prokaryotes include the eubacteria and archaea.


Word origin: procaryote + -ic.

Variant: prokaryotic

Compare: eucaryotic