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Noun: Leeuwenhoek  'ley-vun,hook
  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, Anton van Leuwenhoek, Anton van Leeuwenhoek

Type of: microscopist

Encyclopedia: Leeuwenhoek