Select Page

Archives: Dictionary

Eukaryotes

/yo͞oˈkarēˌōt/ Also, eucaryote Noun , pl. eukaryotes or eucaryotes 1. An organism consisting of a cell or cells in which the genetic material is DNA in the form of chromosomes contained within a distinct nucleus. Eukaryotes include all living organisms other than the eubacteria and archaebacteria. (dictionary.com) 2. Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound nucleus. (biology-online.org) 3. Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms, of the taxonomic domain Eukaryota, whose cells contain at least one distinct nucleus. (wiktionary.org) Word origin: Greek eu- (good-, well-, true) and káry(on) (nut,...

Read More

Struggling in Biology?

Are You Premed?

Confused about the MCAT? Not sure how to prepare? This guide will show you how