Prokaryotic vs Prokaryote - What's the difference?

prokaryotic | prokaryote |

Prokaryotic is a related term of prokaryote.


As a adjective prokaryotic

is of or having the characteristics of prokaryotes, especially bacteria.

As a noun prokaryote is

an organism whose cell (or cells) are characterized by the absence of a nucleus or any other membrane-bound organelles.

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prokaryotic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or having the characteristics of prokaryotes, especially bacteria.
  • Of cells, lacking a nucleus.
  • Synonyms

    * bacterial

    Antonyms

    * eukaryotic

    prokaryote

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An organism whose cell (or cells) are characterized by the absence of a nucleus or any other membrane-bound organelles.
  • In the taxonomy, an organism of the kingdom [[w:Monera, Prokaryotae (now superseded).
  • Synonyms

    * prokaryota

    Antonyms

    * eukaryote

    Hyponyms

    * archaeon * bacterium