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Eukaryote

A eukaryote (/juːˈkæri.t/ or /juːˈkæriət/) is any organism whose cells have a nucleus enclosed within membranes, unlike Prokaryotes (Bacteria and Archaea). Eukaryotes belong to the domain Eukaryota or Eukarya. Their name comes from the Greek (eu, "well" or "true") and (karyon, "nut" or "kernel"). Eukaryotic cells also contain other membrane-bound organelles such as mitochondria and the Golgi apparatus, and in addition, some cells of plants and algae contain chloroplasts. Unlike unicellular archaea and bacteria, eukaryotes may also be multicellular and include organisms consisting of many cell types forming different kinds of tissue.

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