Definition of eukaryotic in English:

eukaryotic

(also eucaryotic)

adjective

Biology
  • See eukaryote

    • ‘Histone proteins are essential components of nucleosomes in eukaryotic chromosomes.’
    • ‘The end-point of the test reflects the typically eukaryotic chromosomes and DNA metabolizing enzymes of yeast.’
    • ‘Organization of the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells depends largely on the cytoskeleton.’
    • ‘Telomeres play important roles in genome stability and in maintaining the individuality of linear eukaryotic chromosomes.’
    • ‘Thus, there is abundant evidence from a range of organisms that gene order in eukaryotic genomes is not random.’

Pronunciation

eukaryotic

/juːkarɪˈɒtɪk/