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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

coat

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

coat′ed adj.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This only feels worth pointing out in a climate of liberal revanchism in which celebrities such as Stephen Colbert have framed Coates as exceptionally pessimistic because he is not able to produce on request a rose-tinted dream of the future out of the bitter ashes of the present.
In applying that abstruse quote to the Obama years, Coates emphasizes the way history proceeds in cycles of revolution and retrenchment.
Coates rejects liberal politicians' explanation for the victory of President Trump that place the blame on rural, white voters whose economic wellbeing and job security have declined.
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Coates, of Newcastle Road, South Shields, pleaded guilty to two charges of sexual activity with a child and meeting a child following sexual grooming.
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