Historical Drawing of Spermatozoa

Historical Drawing of Spermatozoa

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Credit: R.W. HORNE / BIOPHOTO ASSOCIATES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Illustration of spermatozoa by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632 - 1723), who is widely considered to be the first microbiologist. The illustration first appeared in Opera Omnia in 1719.

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