[koh-ahrk-teyt, -tit] /koʊˈɑrk teɪt, -tɪt/

(of a pupa) having the body enclosed in a hardened shell or puparium.
(of a pupa) enclosed in a hard barrel-shaped case (puparium), as in the housefly
crowded or pressed together; constricted
verb (intransitive)
(pathol) (esp of the aorta) to become narrower; become constricted

coarctate co·arc·tate (kō-ärk’tāt’)
Constricted, narrowed, or compressed, as a segment of a blood vessel.


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