Anton van Leuwenhoek

noun
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)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑microscopist

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  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek — noun 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) • Syn: ↑Leuwenhoek, ↑Leeuwenhoek, ↑Anton van… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leuwenhoek,Anton van — Leu·wen·hoek (lāʹvən ho͝ok , lāʹü wən ho͞ok ), Anton van. See Leeuwenhoek, Anton van. * * * …   Universalium

  • Leuwenhoek — noun 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) • Syn: ↑Leeuwenhoek, ↑Anton van Leuwenhoek, ↑Anton van …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leeuwenhoek — noun 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) • Syn: ↑Leuwenhoek, ↑Anton van Leuwenhoek, ↑Anton van… …   Useful english dictionary

  • microscopist — noun a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes • Derivationally related forms: ↑microscopy • Hypernyms: ↑scientist • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Leuwenhoek, ↑Leeuwenhoek, ↑Anton van Leuwenhoek, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cilio — Imagen de microscopía electrónica de barrido de una muestra de epitelio cúbico monoestratificado de los bronquiolos, en la que se observan algunas células ciliadas y otras no ciliadas con microvellosidades. Los cilios (Et: del latín cilĭum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leeuwenhoek — /ˈleɪwənhuk/ (say laywuhnhoohk) noun Anton van /ˈɒntɔn vɒn/ (say ontawn von), 1632–1723, Dutch naturalist and maker of microscopes; first accurate observations of cells. Also, Leuwenhoek …   Australian English dictionary


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