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Definition of Animalcules
AnimalculeAnimalcule An`i*mal"cule, n. [As if fr. a L. animalculum, dim.
1. A small animal, as a fly, spider, etc. [Obs.] --Ray.
2. (Zo["o]l.) An animal, invisible, or nearly so, to the
naked eye. See Infusoria.
Note: Many of the so-called animalcules have been shown to be
plants, having locomotive powers something like those
of animals. Among these are Volvox, the
Desmidiac[ae], and the siliceous Diatomace[ae].
Spermatic animalcules. See Spermatozoa.
Meaning of Animalcules from wikipedia
- better-known types
include: Actinophrys, and other
. Amoeba, termed Proteus animalcules
- "wheel" and -fer "bearing"), commonly called wheel animals
or wheel animalcules
, make up a phylum
(Rotifera /roʊˈtɪfərə/) of microscopic
- Edinburgh. Archived
from the original
on 10 June 2009. Wim van Egmond. "Sun animalcules
and amoebas". Microscopy-UK. Archived
from the original
on 4 November...
- " He also noted
that putrid material
is full of innumerable creeping animalcules
. He published
his Scrutinium Pestis
(Examination of the Plague) in 1658...
, from Latin animalculum
= "tiny animal"]). He was the first
to relatively determine their
size. Most of the "animalcules
" are now...
- later, he discovered
in the open gl**** tube 'a great
many very little animalcules
, of divers
its own particular
motion.' Not expecting
- called these microscopic living organisms
"little animals". Those
"very little animalcules
" he was able to isolate
to contain complete preformed individuals called
this into a fully
- bacteria. More than being
to see this unimagined world
', he was the first
even to think
of looking—certainly, the first
- BC book titled
the unseen creatures animalcules
, and warns against locating
near a swamp: … and because
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