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Metchnikoff

[ mech-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian myech-nyi-kuhf ]
/ ˌmɛtʃ nɪˈkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian ˈmyɛtʃ nyɪ kəf /
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noun
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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Russian Mechnikov.
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British Dictionary definitions for Metchnikoff

Metchnikoff
/ (French mɛtʃnikɔf, Russian ˈmjetʃnikəf) /

noun
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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Medical definitions for Metchnikoff

Metchnikoff
[ mĕchnĭ-kôf′ ]
Elie 1845-1916

Russian zoologist. He shared a 1908 Nobel Prize for the discovery of phagocytes and their role in the immune system.
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