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Subject: Who coined the terms prokaryote and eukaryote?

Date: Tue Feb 22 07:19:37 2000
Posted by Karen Tinkham
Grade level: undergrad School: University of South Florida
City: Tampa State/Province: Fl Country: USA
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 951225577.Gb

 This is one of a series of questions for a semester project. I have 
searched various references and cannot find the answer. I keep going back 
to Carolus Linnaeus who invented binomial nomenclature, but can find no 
concrete data that it was him. Could you advise me where I might find this 

Re: Who coined the terms prokaryote and eukaryote?

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