white coat

(redirected from Labcoat)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
(1) The doctor’s ‘robe’
(2) A popular term for any health care professional who, in performing his or her duties, dons a white coat

white coat

1. A popular term for any health care professional who, in performing his/her duties, dons a white coat.
2. The physician's robe.
References in periodicals archive ?
The CoverMe[TM] labcoat is available exclusively through authorized distribution across Canada.
The first sitting MP to jitterbug in an Elvis wig, walk around in a labcoat asking Sven Goran Eriksson's ex-girlfriend to eat spinach and watch Rula Lenska pretend to be an elephant.
Science Year is aimed at all ages, especially 10-19 year olds, and was designed to raise awareness of the weird and wonderful world of science and to dispel the white labcoat clad stereotype.
It feels a facile comparison, but when Bryony's co-performers are in beehive wigs and labcoats, singing us through the earliest mentions of the disease on record, the show took an air of a post-watershed Horrible Histories.
WHILE SOME OF DJERASSI'S CRITICS balk at his need to "wash dirty labcoats in public," Djerassi says bringing the ambition and competition that fuel scientific discovery out into the open is both dramatic and therapeutic.
For as many naysayers and traditionalists as there are, there are just as many people still in their labcoats designing, building, studying and troubleshooting the perfect mousetrap.
In the old days, the labcoats were so out of touch with the marketing division that their products would often emerge too late, or in unmarketable form.
Only a small amount of woven material is used for select durable accessories, such as hoods, sleeves and labcoats.