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Monera

 [mo-ne´rah]
in the classification of living organisms, a kingdom comprising all unicellular organisms that lack true nuclei (the prokaryote), including principally the bacteria. Formerly called Procaryotae.

Mo·ne·ra

(mō-nē'ră),
The prokaryotes, a kingdom of primitive microbial organisms characterized by having no defined nucleus or chromosomes; DNA that is not membrane bound; and absence of centrioles, mitotic spindle, microtubules, and mitochondria; division of the ill-defined nuclear zone (nucleoid) is by separation of two masses attached to parts of the cell membrane, then growing apart (a form of amitosis). Monera includes the blue-green algae and bacteria; viruses, which lack a true cell, may have originated as "escaped nucleic acids" or "wild genes" from eukaryotic cells and are not included.
[pl. of Mod. L. moneron, fr. G. monērēs, solitary]

Monera

/Mo·ne·ra/ (mo-ne´rah) a kingdom comprising the prokaryotes, unicellular organisms lacking true nuclei, i.e. the bacteria.

Monera

Monera

the kingdom that, in older classifications, contains all prokaryotes.
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Monera said that because of the booming IT industry, growth in terms of building space has grown significantly, with build-up in the last five years almost doubling that of what had been put up in the first 10 years.
In the 1950s, biologists classified organisms into five kingdoms: Monera (bacteria), Protista (later, Protoctista, comprising algae, slime molds, protozoans), Fungi (molds, mushrooms, lichens), Plantae (flowering and cone-bearing plants, ferns, mosses), and Animalia (vertebrate and invertebrate animals).
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Aniceto Bisnar, 50, replaced Francis Monera who served as director and president of CHIdeveloper of the 50hectare Cebu Business Parkfor eight years and retired at the end of calendar year 2014.
reinos de los seres vivos, desde 1959: monera, protista, fungi, animaliay plantae.
For simplicity and also for historical reasons, they are known by the generic name of phytoplankton (plant plankton), even though the organisms present include some prokaryotes (bacteria and prochlorophytes) now classified as Monera and some eukaryotes ("microalgae") now classified as Protoctista (see also volume 1, page 75 and volume 10, page 56).
BULLISH Monera added that the real estate industry specifically remained bullish for the first half of the year.
Para continuar con la celebracion del Ano de la Biodiversidad, pasamos revista al mundo microscopico, cuyos integrantes forman parte de los reinos monera, protista y fungi--bacterias, organismos unicelulares como las bacterias y hongos--del sistema de a clasificacion de cinco reinos propuesto por Robert Whittaker en 1969.
Expuso que lo ultimo que supo de su hermano es que estaba casado con una joven de nombre Monica Silvia, con quien procreo un hijo, y que la pareja vivia en la unidad habitacional San Cristobal La Monera, en Ecatepec, Estado de Mexico.
Por eso Herrera rechazaba aquellos planteamientos como los de Haeckel, que tomaban a los llamados "organismos primitivos" como modelos para explicar el origen de la vida, tales como las moneras (bacterias), el supuesto eozoon y el pretendido organismo primordial Bathybius haeckeli, carente de estructura y formado por una masa amorfa de protoplasma, que creyo haber descubierto el insigne Thomas Huxley, en 1868, en una muestra extraida de las profundidades oceanicas, la cual corresponderia a la forma mas primitiva de organismos que podrian existir, de acuerdo con el biologo aleman Ernest Haeckel.