a van leuwenhoek

Leuwenhoek

[ley-vuhn-hook; Dutch ley-y-wuhn-hook]
noun
Anton van, Leeuwenhoek.
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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) 
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