cover slip


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cover slip

or cov·er·slip (kŭv′ər-slĭp′)
n.
A small thin piece of glass used to cover a specimen on a microscope slide. Also called cover glass.

cover slip

n
1. (General Physics) a very thin piece of glass placed over a specimen on a glass slide that is to be examined under a microscope

cover slip

- The small piece of thin glass that goes over the specimen on a microscope slide.
See also related terms for small piece.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cover slip - a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
plate glass, sheet glass - glass formed into large thin sheets
microscope slide, slide - a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study
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Upon reheating, the gels will re-melt, and when the cover slip is pressed and moved using a dental tool, the gel will not reappear when cooled, as shown in Figure 6.
Instead, he repeats the widespread error that opaque minerals can be identified within an ordinary thin section by shining light through the glass cover slip (p.
Specimen preparation consists of placing a small drop of the liquid on a clean glass slide, and then gently covering it with a glass cover slip.
The inhibitory activity was again confirmed with cover slip assay which showed the reduction in adhesion of the cells onto the cover slip surface.
inverted again, and squashed by pressing hard several times on the slide above the cover slip with a pencil eraser to further flatten the cells and spread the chromosomes.
One drop of glycerine jelly was deposited onto the cover slip and placed on the slide very slowly to avoid air bubbles.
Xmatrx FISH, the product of successful partnership, enabled walk-away automation of all assay steps required to perform Abbott's FISH tests from baking to final cover slip, providing ready-to-view slides.
Graduate students Arthur Prindle, Phillip Samayoa and Ivan Razinkov designed the microfluidic chips, which for the largest ones, contain 50 to 60 million bacterial cells and are about the size of a paper clip or a microscope cover slip.
On the same or following day, 15 one-drop samples of water from each pool were examined and the number of organisms contained under a 22x22 mm cover slip counted.
The clinician places a cover slip on top of the specimen.
A micropipette was used to place about 250 mg of wet diet onto a glass cover slip (22 x 22 mm).
In order study the morphological characteristics with reference to aerial mycelium, substrate mycelium and sporulation, the isolated colonies were cultivated on glycerol asparagines agar by simple "Inclined cover slip culture technique" (Gibbs & shapton, 1968) as detailed below.