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v. t.1.To press together; to crowd; to straiten; to confine closely.
2.To restrain; to confine.
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Coarct segment was crossed with 6F MPA catheter and Aortogram done with pigtail 6F which showed tight coarctation just distal to left Subclavian artery.
To suit the passions in respect to sound and hearing, Wright says in his The Passions of the Minde in Generall (1604) that the heart has a different relation to the passions: they "dilate or coarct the heart" (60), that is, to contract it.