Eu·cary·o·tae (u-kar″e-oґte) [eu- + Gr. karyon nucleus] in some systems of classification, a proposed kingdom of organisms that would include everything except the Procaryotae (q.v.), i.e. all plants, animals, fungi, protozoa, and most algae, grouping together all the organisms that are made up of eukaryotic cells. Also written Eukaryotae.

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  • Eukaryotae, Eucaryotae — A superkingdom of organisms characterized by eukaryotic cells; acellular members (kingdom Protoctista) are characterized by a single eukaryotic unit; more complex (multicellular) members have been assigned to the kingdoms Fungi, Plantae, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Eukaryotae — Eu·kary·o·tae (u kar″e oґte) Eucaryotae …   Medical dictionary

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