Leuwenhoek


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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.

Leu·wen·hoek

 (lā′vən-ho͝ok′, lā′ü-wən-ho͞ok′), Anton van
See Anton van Leeuwenhoek.
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Noun1.Leuwenhoek - 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)Leuwenhoek - 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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