coarctate


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coarctate

 [ko-ahrk´tāt]
1. to press close together; contract.
2. pressed close together; restrained.
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co·arc·tate

(kō-ark'tāt),
1. Synonym(s): coarct
2. Pressed together.
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coarctate

(kō-ärk′tāt′)
adj. Zoology
1. Enclosed within a hard shell, usually the skin of the last larval instar. Used of an insect pupa.
2. Constricted, narrowed, or compressed, as a segment of a blood vessel.
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co·arc·tate

(kō-ahrk'tāt)
1. Synonym(s): coarct.
2. Pressed together.
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