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[mech-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian myech-nyi-kuh f] /ˌmɛtʃ nɪˈkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian ˈmyɛtʃ nyɪ kəf/

[French ey-lee] /French eɪˈli/ (Show IPA), (Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov) 1845–1916, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist in France: Nobel Prize in medicine 1908.
/French mɛtʃnikɔf; Russian ˈmjetʃnikəf/
Élie (eli). 1845–1916, Russian bacteriologist in France. He formulated the theory of phagocytosis and shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1908

Metchnikoff Metch·ni·koff or Metch·ni·kov (měch’nĭ-kôf’, myěch’nĭ-kəf), Elie. 1845-1916.

Russian zoologist. He shared a 1908 Nobel Prize for the discovery of phagocytes and their role in the immune system.


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