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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.

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.
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