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(pl. eukarya or eucarya)

the type of cell nucleus bounded by a nuclear membrane and containing true chromosomes. It is characteristic of all multicellular and unicellular organisms except bacteria, actinomycetes, and cyanobacteria. Compare prokaryon.


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