[ svahm-uhr-dahm ]
/ ˈsvɑm ərˌdɑm /
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Jan [yahn], /yɑn/, 1637–80, Dutch anatomist and entomologist.
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How to use Swammerdam in a sentence
Swammerdam even saw the pulsation of the great dorsal vessel through the shell of the egg of Oryctes nasicornis.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
In the anatomical field the work of Malpighi and Swammerdam was at first continued most energetically by French students.
Swammerdam, however, showed the presence under the larval cuticle of the pupal structures.
If you doubt this, pitch that folio Swammerdam or Puffendorf into a good rousing fire, and mark the result.The Book-Hunter|John Hill Burton
Swammerdam says, in his curious Memoir, entitled "Vita Ephemeri," it is not less than three years.The Insect World|Louis Figuier