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Lysenkoism

[li-seng-koh-iz-uh m] /lɪˈsɛŋ koʊˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
a genetic doctrine formulated by Lysenko and asserting that acquired characteristics are inheritable.
Origin of Lysenkoism
1945-1950
1945-50; named after T. D. Lysenko; see -ism
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Lysenkoism

/lɪˈsɛŋkəʊˌɪzəm/
noun
1.
a form of Neo-Lamarckism advocated by Lysenko, emphasizing the importance of the inheritance of acquired characteristics
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