Prokaryote[prō-kar′ē-ōt]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A member of the superkingdom Prokaryotae; an organismic unit consisting of a single and presumably primitive moneran cell, or a precellular organism, which lacks a nuclear membrane, paired organized chromosomes, a mitotic mechanism for cell division, microtubules, and mitochondria.

Synonyms
procaryote

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