leeuwenhoek leeuwenhoek

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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)

Quotes

  • "I am deeply honored to be invited to present the 2010 Leeuwenhoek Lecture on the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society," Webster said at the start of his presentation, "Pandemic Influenza: One Flu over the Cuckoo's Nest."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Robert Webster Source: PhysOrg.com (press release)

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infatuated infatuated
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