Definition of Anton van leuwenhoek
1. 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).
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1. The Monadology and Other Philosophical Writings by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Robert Latta (1898)
"Anton van Leuwenhoek (1632-1723), of Delft, did much to support Harvey's theory of the circulation of the blood. Leibniz refers to him on account of his ..."