archaeon definition

  • noun:
    • any one of various single-celled prokaryotes genetically distinct from micro-organisms, often thriving in severe environmental problems.
    • A microorganism, literally resembling a bacterium, associated with kingdom Archaea.
    • some of different single-celled prokaryotes genetically distinct from bacteria, frequently flourishing in severe environmental conditions.
    • A microorganism, literally resembling a bacterium, associated with kingdom Archaea.

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