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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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