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A cell having no nucleus.
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Noun1.akaryocyte - a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte)akaryocyte - a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte)
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals