Definition of de Vries, Hugo in English:

de Vries, Hugo

Syllabification: de Vries, Hugo
Pronunciation: /də ˈvrēz
  • (1848–1935), Dutch plant physiologist and geneticist. He did much work on osmosis and water relations in plants, coining the term plasmolysis. His subsequent work on heredity contributed substantially to the chromosome theory of heredity.

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