TITLE

Prokaryotae

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1783
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "prokaryotae" is presented. It refers to the group of organisms in biological taxonomy with prokaryotic cell structure. These organisms lack membrane-bound cell organelles and a nuclear membrane around the chromosome. Bacteria and cyanobacteria are in this group.
ACCESSION #
21242313

 

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