Meaning of Metchnikoff

Metch•ni•koff

Pronunciation: (mech"ni-kôf', -kof" Russ. myech'nyi-k&schwaf&hasp), [key]
  1. (Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov), 1845–1916, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist in France: Nobel prize for medicine 1908. Russian,
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