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).

Exact synonyms: Anton Van Leeuwenhoek, Leeuwenhoek, Leuwenhoek
Generic synonyms: Microscopist

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anton Van Leuwenhoek

Anton's syndrome
Anton-Babinski syndrome
Anton Bruckner
Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekov
Anton Gregor Rubinstein
Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Anton Pavlovich Chekov
Anton Piller order
Anton Piller orders
Anton Rubenstein
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Anton van Leuwenhoek
Antoni type A neurilemoma
Antoni type B neurilemoma
Antoniadi scale
Antonin Dvorak
Antonine Wall
Antonio Allegri da Correggio
Antonio Gaudi
Antonio Gaudi i Cornet

Literary usage of Anton van leuwenhoek

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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