Lysenkoism

noun
Ly·​sen·​ko·​ism | \ lə-ˈseŋ-kō-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce Lysenkoism (audio) \

Definition of Lysenkoism

: a biological doctrine asserting the fundamental influence of somatic and environmental factors on heredity in contradiction of orthodox genetics

First Known Use of Lysenkoism

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lysenkoism

Trofim Lysenko

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“Lysenkoism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lysenkoism. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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Lysenkoism

noun
Ly·​sen·​ko·​ism | \ lə-ˈseŋ-kō-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce Lysenkoism (audio) \

Medical Definition of Lysenkoism

: a biological doctrine asserting the fundamental influence of somatic and environmental factors on heredity in contradiction of orthodox genetics

called also Michurinism

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