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Noun: Anton van Leeuwenhoek
  1. 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)
    - Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Leuwenhoek, Leeuwenhoek, Anton van Leuwenhoek

Type of: microscopist

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