- a thin, round or square piece of glass used to cover an object mounted on a slide for microscopic observation.
Origin of cover glass
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Historical Examples of cover glass
To preserve these specimens they must be surrounded with some kind of cover-glass cement.Histology of the Blood
A cover-glass is cemented over the scale to protect it from injury.
Pour on the film as much of the mordant as the cover-glass will hold.
Pour on the film as much of the stain as the cover-glass will hold.
For a further study of the blood kill a toad or frog and place a drop of the blood on a slide with a cover-glass over it.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
- a thin square of mounted glass used to protect a photographic slide