De Vries

[ duh vrees; Dutch duh vrees ]
/ də ˈvris; Dutch də ˈvris /

noun

Hu·go [hyoo-goh; Dutch hy-goh] /ˈhyu goʊ; Dutch ˈhü goʊ/,1848–1935, Dutch botanist and student of organic heredity: developed the concept of mutation as a factor in the process of evolution.

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British Dictionary definitions for de vries

De Vries
/ (Dutch də ˈvriːs) /

noun

Hugo (ˈhyːxoː). 1848–1935, Dutch botanist, who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution
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Medical definitions for de vries

De Vries
[ də vrēs ]
Hugo Marie 1848-1935

Dutch botanist who studied evolution by observing mutations rather than natural selection. He was an early proponent of the works of Gregor Mendel.
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