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

coat′ed adj.

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.
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All sides and surfaces of an object being coated are uniformly impinged by the gaseous monomer.
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