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claus·tral

 (klô′strəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a method of establishing a new colony, found in certain social insects, in which a queen (in ants) or a queen and king pair (in termites) sequesters itself in a small chamber and hatches the first generation of workers, nourishing them primarily on stored body fat.
2. Of or relating to a claustrum, especially of the brain.
3. Variant of cloistral.

[Latin claustrum, bar, barrier, enclosed place; see cloister + -al.]

claustral

(ˈklɔːstrəl)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a less common variant of cloistral

claus•tral

(ˈklɔ strəl)

adj.
cloistral; cloisterlike.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin claustrālis=claustr(um) bolt, barrier (claud(ere) to close, shut + -trum instrumental suffix) + -ālis -al1]
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Aqui, de alguna manera, el espacio de la Plaza se potencio al convertirse en la contrapartida perfecta del espacio claustral y cerrado de los templos catolicos, constituyendose en una simbiosis que podriamos denominar el altar y la caverna.
A claustral chronicle of Louis's protracted death in August 1715, Serra's masterpiece (which opens in US theaters this month) contrasts the sumptuousness of the court-- enveloped in lace and brocade, the sovereign sports a proliferating peruke of ringlets and frizz that seems to encroach on his cranium as he withers--with his sickly limb, rapidly blackening from gangrene.
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This possibility seems a bit unlikely, but monogyne queens may be able to disperse long distances (20-30 km) on wind currents after mating 50 to 100 m in the air (Vinson & Greenberg 1986), and the polygyne social form may have spread via island-to-island transport of infested nursery stock or other commercial products in contact with soil; alate polygnye queens are rather feeble and do not easily found independent claustral colonies (Preston et al.