cover glass

noun
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of cover glass

: a piece of very thin glass or plastic used to cover material on a microscope slide

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First Known Use of cover glass

1881

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cover glass

noun cov·er glass \ ˈkəv-ər-ˌglas \

medical Definition of cover glass

: a piece of very thin glass or plastic used to cover material on a glass microscope slide

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