trofim d. lysenko

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Lysenko Ly·sen·ko (lĭ-sěng'kō, -syěn'kə), 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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