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- prokaryotic cells do not have a nucleus and eukaryotic cells do.

- prokaryotic cells lack some organelles and eukaryotic cells do not.

- prokaryotic cells are not found in humans and eukaryotic cells are.

- prokaryotic cells are always unicellular and eukaryotic cells are often multicellular.

- prokaryotic cells reproduce/divide by binary fission and eukaryotic cells reproduce/divide by mitosis/meiosis

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The cell lacks cytoplasm

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The cell lacks a nucleus.

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