Coplin jar

noun

Cop·​lin jar
ˈkäplə̇n-,
ˈkōp-
variants or Coplin staining jar
: a covered glass vessel that is rectangular in cross section and grooved inside for holding microscope slides vertical during processing

Word History

Etymology

after William M. L. Coplin †1928 American physician

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“Coplin jar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coplin%20jar. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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