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 (svä′mər-däm′), Jan 1637-1680.
Dutch naturalist known for his pioneering microscopic research. He made many observations of insects and was the first to describe red blood cells (1658).


(ˈsvɑm ərˌdɑm, ˈsfɑm-)

Jan, 1637–80, Dutch anatomist and entomologist.
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Noun1.Swammerdam - Dutch naturalist and microscopist who proposed a classification of insects and who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and was the first to see red blood cells (1637-1680)
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Records of its use can be traced back to the 1600', when Swammerdam, Boyle, Pecquet and Ruysch first made the technique widespread, with Swammerdam having the general adoption of the technique attributed to him (Narat et al.
It details his early life and marriage; his first experiences with science; his microscopes; his discoveries and research related to blood cells, protozoa, bacteria, and spermatozoa; his legacy; and the role of scientists like Jan Swammerdam, Reinier de Graaf, and Herman Boerhaave in his life.
Equally nasty, if more obscure, is the fight between two Dutch scientists, Jan Swammerdam and Reinier de Graaf over the discovery of a technique to study female reproductive organs ca.
Electrical monitoring of mammalian heart impulses dates back to 1668 when Dutchman Jan Swammerdam first demonstrated electrical nerve conduction.
Understanding advanced little until the middle of the seventeenth century, when the Dutch amateur scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) invented a simple but effective microscope, and his countryman Jan Swammerdam (1637-1680) became the first to describe red blood cells (in 1658).
Yelena Budovskaya, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Netherlands, holds the view that aging is not the result of accumulated damage, but rather is the result of "developmental pathways that go awry late in life.
It identifies a range of key figures including Constantijn Huygens, Nicolaes Witsen, Johannes Swammerdam, and Bernardus Paludanus, characterised by Jorink as 'the well and sometimes lesser-known scholars and curiosi (p.
Esta defensa de los insectos ya la podemos encontrar en el siglo XVII en el holandes Jan Swammerdam (1637-1680).
Ya que desde muy temprano Leibniz tuvo claro este aspecto de la configuracion del mundo, no tuvo que esperar a conocer a Leeuwenhoeck o Swammerdam (1).
Jan Swammerdam, a Dutch scientist, introduced the hydrostatic
Jan Swammerdam already showed the mechanics of muscular contraction to the duke of Tuscany in 1658 [5].