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Metch·ni·koff(mĕch′nĭ-kôf′, myĕch′nĭ-kəf), Élie Originally Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov 1845-1916.
Russian zoologist. He shared a 1908 Nobel Prize for work in immunology, especially the process of phagocytosis.
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Metchnikoff(French mɛtʃnikɔf; Russian ˈmjetʃnikəf)
(Biography) 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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Metch•ni•koff(ˌmɛtʃ nɪˈkɔf, -ˌkɒf)
Élie (Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov), 1845–1916, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist in France.
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