coat

(redirected from Coates)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

coat

 [kōt]
1. a membrane or other structure covering or lining a part or organ; in anatomic nomenclature called tunica.
2. the layer or layers of protective protein surrounding the nucleic acid in a virus. See also capsid.
buffy coat the thin yellowish layer of leukocytes overlying the packed erythrocytes in centrifuged blood.

coat

(kōt),
1. The outer covering or envelope of an organ or part.
2. One of the layers of membranous or other tissues forming the wall of a canal or hollow organ.

coat

(kōt)
1. tunica; a membrane or other tissue covering or lining an organ or part.
2. the layer(s) of protective protein surrounding the nucleic acid in a virus.

buffy coat  the thin yellowish layer of leukocytes overlying the packed erythrocytes in centrifuged blood.

coat

(kōt)
n.
A natural outer covering, such as the fur of an animal or the enveloping layer of an organ.

coat′ed adj.

coat

Etymology: ME, cote
1 a membrane that covers the outside of an organ or part.
2 one of the layers of a wall of an organ or part, especially a canal or a vessel.

coat

(kōt)
1. The outer covering or envelope of an organ or part.
2. One of the layers of membranous or other tissues forming the wall of a canal or hollow organ.
See: tunic

coat

(kōt)
1. The outer covering or envelope of an organ or part.
2. One of the layers of membranous or other tissues forming the wall of a canal.

coat

1. haircoat—the overall coating of hair on all our species of domestic animals.
2. a membrane or other tissue covering or lining an organ; in anatomic nomenclature called also tunica.

bristle coat
(1) in dogs, a short, stiff wire-haired coat.
broken coat
(1) in dogs, a harsh, wiry outer layer with a softer undercoat.
brush coat
(1) a short, straight stiff coat.
corded coat
(1) in dogs, a coat that forms ringlets or dreadlocks. Seen in Komondors and Pulis.
coat licking (1)
excessive self-grooming in farm animals, commonly a manifestation of nutritional deficiency, e.g. salt deficiency.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mr Coates was hit by the two vehicles as he cycled along Burdon Lane on October 26, 2012.
Coates also faces competiton from Martin Skrtel, Kolo Toure and Mamadou Sakho and so has grabbed the chance to play elsewhere.
It would be beautiful to join Nacional and complete my recovery in Uruguay with my family and friends," Coates said.
While Coates describes Joan's face as almost always in close-up, for example, he has this to say of the faces of Joan's judges: "Sometimes these faces loom so large that their contours overflow the frame, whilst at others they recede, the camera dollying away from them abruptly, like a jumping seismograph registering the implicit violence of apoplexy or assault.
The rents equipment of the Coates Offshore comprises of zone II compressors, steam generators, heat exchangers and sand filters to the offshore energy industry worldwide.
But, more significantly, Denise Coates wants Stoke to become self-sufficient meaning fewer big-money captures and more bargains and academy players.
Baker left Mr Coates naked in the bath before stealing his Xbox, Xbox Kinect and a computer tablet.
A keen gymnast, Coates has to juggle her life, including school exams and travelling to sports events.
Please confirm that the search and seizure provisions in our Team Membership Agreements for athletes and officials will enable the Team Executive to enter bedrooms," the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Coates, as writing to Philips.
LIVERPOOL have made an pounds 8million bid for Uruguay international Sebastian Coates as Kenny Dalglish looks to bolster his centre-back options.
One of a string of players Burnley recruited from the County Durham area, Coates had 10 years with the Clarets before transferring to Tottenham.
But when it failed to turn up by 9pm, Mr Coates became very worried by a rapid deterioration of his mother's health and called 999 for an ambulance.