[ li-seng-koh-iz-uhm ]
/ lɪˈsɛŋ koʊˌɪz əm /
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a genetic doctrine formulated by Lysenko and asserting that acquired characteristics are inheritable.
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British Dictionary definitions for Lysenkoism
/ (lɪˈsɛŋkəʊˌɪzəm) /
a form of Neo-Lamarckism advocated by Lysenko, emphasizing the importance of the inheritance of acquired characteristics
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