from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Metchnikoff, Elie 1845-1916. Russian zoologist. He shared a 1908 Nobel Prize for discoveries and advances in immunology.
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- n. Russian bacteriologist in France who formulated the theory of phagocytosis (1845-1916)
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