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cov·er glass

a thin glass disc or plate covering an object examined under the microscope.
Synonym(s): coverslip

coverslip

/cov·er·slip/ (-slip) coverglass.

coverslip

a very thin piece of glass used to cover a preparation on a microscope slide for microscopical examination.

coverslip

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To ensure cell viability was not compromised, we cultured ECs on gelatin-coated and SLIPS-treated glass coverslips.
fornicata, while the other 25 individuals were allowed to attach to glass coverslips, and then also sewn into individuals mesh bags.
f in the biofilm formed on the coverslip were observed according to the uptake of green and red/orange dye by the bacterial cells.
After the scenario is set, the students are provided with a microfuge tube of stomach contents, small spatulas and transfer pipets, staining dishes, forceps and razor blades, compound microscopes, distilled water, slides and coverslips, Lugol's solution, toluidine blue, and an array of fresh type specimens.
99% kill in a nylon thin film while silver does not exhibit any performance in a one hour coverslip test.
The cells on the coverslips were rinsed, dehydrated, and mounted on a coverslip using the aqueous PVA-DABCO antifading mounting medium (Sigma-Aldrich).
Dry the hemacytometer and coverslip with a lint-free soft cloth, being careful not to scratch the surfaces.
An inoculum from a slope culture was then spread along the line, where the upper surface of the coverslip meets the agar, with a fine wire needle and plates were incubated at ambient temperature for 7 days.
A thin film is applied by drawing a drop of adhesive across the planchet with the leading edge of a coverslip.
The product joins an expanding line of FISH slide processing products from the company, including FISH Wash Buffers, CytoZyme Stabilized Pepsin and CytoBond Removable Coverslip Sealant.
Some authors have immobilized sea slugs by carefully placing the animal in the well of a concavity microscope slide filled with seawater and covered with a coverslip (Vieira et al.