Prokaryotae


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Related to Prokaryotae: kingdom Monera

Prokaryotae

[¦prō·kar·ē′ō‚dē]
(biology)
A superkingdom of predominantly unicellular microorganisms lacking a membrane-bound nucleus containing chromosomes and having asexual reproduction by binary fission; it includes the kingdom Monera, and viruses, which are acellular, are included by some.