Lysenko

[ li-seng-koh; Russian li-syen-kuh ]
/ lɪˈsɛŋ koʊ; Russian lɪˈsyɛn kə /

noun

Tro·fim De·ni·so·vich [truh-fyeem dyi-nyee-suh-vyich] /trʌˈfyim dyɪˈnyi sə vyɪtʃ/,1898–1976, Russian biologist and agronomist.

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British Dictionary definitions for lysenko

Lysenko
/ (lɪˈsɛŋkəʊ, Russian liˈsjɛnkə) /

noun

Trofim Denisovich (traˈfim dɪˈnisəvitʃ). 1898–1976, Russian biologist and geneticist
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Medical definitions for lysenko

Lysenko
[ lĭ-sĕngkō, -syĕnkə ]
Trofim 1898-1976

Soviet biologist and agronomist known for his mistaken belief in the genetic theory that acquired characteristics can be inherited.
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