Definitions for "Procaryote"
Microbial or bacterial cell lacking a true nucleus. Its genetic information is usually in the form of a single long strand of DNA; plasmids exist separate from the primary DNA strand. Contrast with eukaryote.
Organism made of simple cells that lack a well-defined, membrane-enclosed nucleus: a bacterium or a cyano-bacterium.
a unicellular organism having cells lacking membrane-bound nuclei; bacteria are the prime example but also included are blue-green algae and actinomycetes and mycoplasma