noun. an organism with cells characteristic of all life forms except primitive microorganisms such as bacteria; i.e. an organism with `good' or membrane-bound nuclei in its cells.
- eu- (English)
- εὖ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word eukaryote
1. Noun, singular or mass
This means that during cell division, a eukaryote must keep track of more things than does the prokaryote.
All of this type of eukaryote live as parasites.