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Needham, John Turberville (1713–1781)

Kathleen Wellman

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195104301
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780195187618
Needham, John Turberville (1713–1781)

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(1713–1781), English naturalist and microscopist.

Needham's observations on the generation of microscopic organisms were crucial to eighteenth-century discussions

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Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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