élie metchnikoff


[mech-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian myech-nyi-kuhf]
Élie [French ey-lee] , (Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov) 1845–1916, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist in France: Nobel Prize in medicine 1908.
Russian Mechnikov.
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Metchnikoff (French mɛtʃnikɔf, Russian ˈmjetʃnikəf)
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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Metchnikoff Metch·ni·koff or Metch·ni·kov (měch'nĭ-kôf', myěch'nĭ-kəf), 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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