Definition of de Vries, Hugo in English:

de Vries, Hugo

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

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