[myech-nyi-kuh f]


[mech-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian myech-nyi-kuh f]
  1. É·lie [French ey-lee] /French eɪˈli/, Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, 1845–1916, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist in France: Nobel Prize in medicine 1908.
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British Dictionary definitions for ilya ilyich mechnikov


  1. Élie (eli). 1845–1916, Russian bacteriologist in France. He formulated the theory of phagocytosis and shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1908
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ilya ilyich mechnikov in Medicine


[mĕchnĭ-kôf′]Elie 1845-1916
  1. Russian zoologist. He shared a 1908 Nobel Prize for the discovery of phagocytes and their role in the immune system.
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