Metchnikoff

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biographical name Metch·ni·koff \ˈmech-nə-ˌkȯf\

Definition of Metchnikoff

  1. Élie 1845–1916 originally Ilya Ilich Mech*ni*kovplay \ˈmyāch-nyi-ˌkȯf\ French (Russian-born) zoologist and bacteriologist


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