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ob·tect(ŏb-tĕkt′) also ob·tect·ed (-tĕk′tĭd)
Having the wings and appendages enclosed or covered by a secretion that forms a hard shell or horny case, as the pupae of most butterflies and moths.
(Zoology) (of a pupa) encased in a hardened secretion so that the wings, legs, etc, are held immovably to the body, as in butterflies. Also: obtected
[C19: from Latin obtectus covered, past participle of obtegere, from ob- (intensive) + tegere to cover]
(of a pupa) having the antennae, legs, and wings glued to the surface of the body by a secretion.
[1810–20; < Latin obtegere, obtigere to cover, protect]