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Metchnikoff

[mech-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian myech-nyi-kuh f] /ˌmɛtʃ nɪˈkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian ˈmyɛtʃ nyɪ kəf/
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1.
Élie
[French ey-lee] /French eɪˈli/ (Show IPA),
(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/
noun
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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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