Definition of Lysenkoism in US English:

Lysenkoism

noun

  • The theories of the Soviet biologist and geneticist Trofim Denisovich Lysenko, in particular those relating to organic evolution.

    ‘Lysenkoism gained official support in the Soviet Union’

Pronunciation

Lysenkoism

/līˈseNGkōˌizəm//laɪˈsɛŋkoʊˌɪzəm/