Leeuwenhoek


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Leeu·wen·hoek

or Leu·wen·hoek  (lā′vən-ho͝ok′, lā′ü-wən-ho͞ok′), Anton van 1632-1723.
Dutch microscopy pioneer and naturalist who formulated early descriptions of bacteria and spermatozoa.
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Leeuwenhoek

(ˈleɪvənˌhuːk; Dutch ˈleːwənhuːk)
n
(Biography) Anton van (ˈɑntɔn vɑn). 1632–1723, Dutch microscopist, whose microscopes enabled him to give the first accurate description of blood corpuscles, spermatozoa, and microbes
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Lee•u•wen•hoek

(ˈleɪ vənˌhuk, -wən-)

n.
Anton van, 1632–1723, Dutch naturalist and microscopist.
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Noun1.Leeuwenhoek - Dutch pioneer microscopist who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and who gave the first accurate descriptions of microbes and spermatozoa and blood corpuscles (1632-1723)Leeuwenhoek - Dutch pioneer microscopist who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and who gave the first accurate descriptions of microbes and spermatozoa and blood corpuscles (1632-1723)
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Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek, [1] observed many little holes on tibia extending from cortex to medulla like as small pipes going long ways.
In 1670s, Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch scientist, discovered tiny microorganism which he named ''bacteria''.
In 1895 the first Nomina Anatomica was published in Basel, Switzerland, known as the Basel Nomina Anatomica (BNA), coincidently the same year the term by Preiswerk was introduced (Preiswerk, 1895) in German as 'Perikymatien', although previously in 1678, Dutch researcher Leeuwenhoek was the first to describe them as, "fine circular grooves, oriented cross-sectionally on the surface of the enamel" (Nasmyth, 1839).