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.

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

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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JOHANNES VERMEER, ANTONIVAN LEEUWENHOEK Y LA REINVENCION DEU MIRADA Traduccion de Jose Manuel Alvarez-Florez Barcelona, Acantilado, 2017,536 pp.
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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).
Al acercarse a verlos, noto que eran "hydras" que el naturalista Leeuwenhoek habia clasificado, unos anos antes, como plantas.
Do readers need to learn that Leeuwenhoek was the executor of Johannes Veermer's will or that the English physician Thomas Sydenham lived near Robert Boyle's sister, Lady Ranelagh, in London?
sup][2] It has also been referred to as Leeuwenhoek disease, respiratory myoclonus, and diaphragmatic flutter.
Century after century, the titans of microscopy, from Leeuwenhoek to Lister to Abbe to Kohler, refined lens technology to deliver what we now think of as the lab microscope.
But it was Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), said to have been inspired by seeing a copy of Hooke's Micrographia, who is credited with being the first to build a high-resolution, simple lens microscope to view small, living organisms, including bacteria and spermatozoa.
El holandes Anton van Leeuwenhoek fue la primera persona que pudo mirar por un microscopio digno de tal nombre.
Ano 1978--A construcao do bebe de proveta percorre a historia da inseminacao artificial, desde o inventor do microscopio, Antony Leeuwenhoek, ate o evento historico de 1978, o nascimento de Louise Brown, o primeiro bebe de proveta humano.
United States-based Neon Therapeutics has signed a collaborative research agreement with the Netherlands Cancer Institute's Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital and the Amsterdam Biotherapeutics Unit, it was reported yesterday.