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[li-seng-koh; Russian li-syen-kuh] /lɪˈsɛŋ koʊ; Russian lɪˈsyɛn kə/

Trofim Denisovich
[truh-fyeem dyi-nyee-suh-vyich] /trʌˈfyim dyɪˈnyi sə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1898–1976, Russian biologist and agronomist.
/lɪˈsɛŋkəʊ; Russian liˈsjɛnkə/
Trofim Denisovich (traˈfim dɪˈnisəvitʃ). 1898–1976, Russian biologist and geneticist

Lysenko Ly·sen·ko (lĭ-sěng’kō, -syěn’kə), Trofim. 1898-1976.

Soviet biologist and agronomist known for his mistaken belief in the genetic theory that acquired characteristics can be inherited.


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