Elie Metchnikoff


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Noun1.Elie Metchnikoff - Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)Elie Metchnikoff - Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
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Introduction Russian microbiologist Elie Metchnikoff is believed to have first coined the term "gerontology" - the comprehensive multidisciplinary study of aging and older adults - in 1903.
Elie Metchnikoff (1845-1916) was a Russian-born scientist who developed an interest in the study of beneficial microbes.
Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff first observed more than 100 years ago that eating fermented foods may be associated with well-being and longevity.
Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Metchnikoff, the father of natural immunity, popularized the consumption of good bacteria from fermented food like yoghurt.
Luba Vikhanski's Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern Medicine makes newly fascinating the story of this once-legendary scientist.