A long white protective garment worn by doctors, hospital attendants, and laboratory workers.
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- When I began this book I thought scientists had no emotional life, they were men and women in white coats.
- Medical students from a Rome teaching hospital bicycled through the capital wearing their white coats and stethoscopes to protest against the cuts in spending on research.
- She is a natural listener and it is easy to imagine her in a white coat with a stethoscope in her pocket, dispensing sympathy and stern wisdom at the bedside.
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