coat


coat
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.
- buffy c. the upper, lighter portion of the blood clot (coagulated plasma and white blood cells), occurring when coagulation is delayed so that the red blood cells have had time to settle; the portion of centrifuged, anticoagulated blood which contains leukocytes and platelets. SYN: crusta inflammatoria, crusta phlogistica, leukocyte cream.
- muscular c. muscular layer.
- muscular c. of bronchi muscular layer of bronchi.
- muscular c. of colon muscular layer of colon.
- muscular c. of ductus deferens muscular layer of ductus deferens.
- muscular c. of large intestine muscular layer of large intestine.
- muscular c. of male urethra SYN: muscular layer of male urethra.
- muscular c. of pharynx muscular layer of pharynx.
- muscular c. of rectum muscular layer of rectum.
- muscular c. of small intestine muscular layer of small intestine.
- muscular c. of stomach muscular layer of stomach. SEE ALSO: oblique fibers of muscular layer of stomach, under fiber.
- muscular c. of trachea muscular layer of trachea.
- muscular c. of ureter muscular layer of ureter.
- muscular c. of uterus SYN: myometrium.
- muscular c. of vagina muscular layer of vagina.
- sclerotic c. SYN: sclera.
- serous c. of peritoneum serosa of peritoneum.
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coat 'kōt n
1) the external growth on an animal
2) a layer of one substance covering or lining another esp one covering or lining an organ <the \coat of the eyeball>

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(kōt) [L. cotta tunic] 1. tunica. 2. the layer or layers of protective protein surrounding the nucleic acid in a virus. Cf. capsid.

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  • Coat — (k[=o]t; 110), n. [OF. cote, F. cotte, petticoat, cotte d armes coat of arms, cotte de mailles coat of mail, LL. cota, cotta, tunic, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. chozzo coarse mantle, G. klotze, D. kot, hut, E. cot. Cf. {Cot} a hut.] 1. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coat — can refer to any one of the following: Coat, a layer of a certain substance, usually paint. Coat (animal), the natural fur coat of an animal. Coat (clothing), an article of clothing for humans. Coat (dog), the natural fur coat of a dog. Coat of… …   Wikipedia

  • Coat — 〈[ koʊt] m. 6〉 1. (langer) Mantel, Jacke 2. Kittel [engl.] * * * Coat [koʊt ], der; [s], s [engl. coat < afrz. cote, aus dem Germ.]: dreiviertellanger Mantel. * * * Coat   [kəʊt, englisch] der, ( …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Coat — (k[=o]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coating}.] 1. To cover with a coat or outer garment. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover with a layer of any substance; as, to coat a jar with tin foil; to coat a ceiling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coat — early 14c., outer garment, from O.Fr. cote coat, robe, tunic, overgarment, from a Germanic source, perhaps Frank. *kotta coarse cloth (Cf. O.S. kot woolen mantle, O.H.G. chozza cloak of coarse wool, Ger. Kotze a coarse coat ), of unknown origin.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • coat — [n1] animal hair crust, ectoderm, epidermis, felt, fleece, fur, hide, husk, integument, leather, membrane, pelage, pellicle, pelt, peltry, protective covering, rind, scale, scarfskin, shell, skin, wool; concept 399 coat [n2] covering bark,… …   New thesaurus

  • coat — [kōt] n. [ME cote, a coat < OFr < Frank * kotta, coarse cloth; akin to Ger kotze, shaggy overcoat] 1. a sleeved outer garment opening down the front and varying in length, as a suit jacket or a topcoat or overcoat 2. a natural outer… …   English World dictionary

  • Coat — bezeichnet: Coat Méal, Gemeinde im französischen Département Finistère Job Joseph Coat, bretonischer Schriftsteller Siehe auch: Coad Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterschei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • coat|ed — «KOH tihd», adjective. 1. having or covered with a coat or coating. 2. wearing a coat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coat — [kout] der; [s], s <aus engl. coat »Mantel«, dies über altfr. cote aus galloroman. *cotta> dreiviertellanger Mantel …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • coat|ee — «koh TEE», noun. a close fitting coat with short tails, chiefly military …   Useful english dictionary


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