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co·arc·tate

 (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.

[Latin coarctātus, past participle of coarctāre, to compress, alteration of coartāre : co-, co- + artāre, to compress (from artus, tight, confined; see ar- in Indo-European roots).]

coarctate

(kəʊˈɑːkteɪt)
adj
1. (Zoology) (of a pupa) enclosed in a hard barrel-shaped case (puparium), as in the housefly
2. (Biology) crowded or pressed together; constricted
vb (intr)
(Pathology) pathol (esp of the aorta) to become narrower; become constricted
[C15: from Latin coarctāre, to press together, from artus tight]
ˌcoarcˈtation n

coarctate


Past participle: coarctated
Gerund: coarctating

Imperative
coarctate
coarctate
Present
I coarctate
you coarctate
he/she/it coarctates
we coarctate
you coarctate
they coarctate
Preterite
I coarctated
you coarctated
he/she/it coarctated
we coarctated
you coarctated
they coarctated
Present Continuous
I am coarctating
you are coarctating
he/she/it is coarctating
we are coarctating
you are coarctating
they are coarctating
Present Perfect
I have coarctated
you have coarctated
he/she/it has coarctated
we have coarctated
you have coarctated
they have coarctated
Past Continuous
I was coarctating
you were coarctating
he/she/it was coarctating
we were coarctating
you were coarctating
they were coarctating
Past Perfect
I had coarctated
you had coarctated
he/she/it had coarctated
we had coarctated
you had coarctated
they had coarctated
Future
I will coarctate
you will coarctate
he/she/it will coarctate
we will coarctate
you will coarctate
they will coarctate
Future Perfect
I will have coarctated
you will have coarctated
he/she/it will have coarctated
we will have coarctated
you will have coarctated
they will have coarctated
Future Continuous
I will be coarctating
you will be coarctating
he/she/it will be coarctating
we will be coarctating
you will be coarctating
they will be coarctating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coarctating
you have been coarctating
he/she/it has been coarctating
we have been coarctating
you have been coarctating
they have been coarctating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coarctating
you will have been coarctating
he/she/it will have been coarctating
we will have been coarctating
you will have been coarctating
they will have been coarctating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coarctating
you had been coarctating
he/she/it had been coarctating
we had been coarctating
you had been coarctating
they had been coarctating
Conditional
I would coarctate
you would coarctate
he/she/it would coarctate
we would coarctate
you would coarctate
they would coarctate
Past Conditional
I would have coarctated
you would have coarctated
he/she/it would have coarctated
we would have coarctated
you would have coarctated
they would have coarctated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coarctate - (of an insect pupa) enclosed in a rigid case
enclosed - closed in or surrounded or included within; "an enclosed porch"; "an enclosed yard"; "the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling"
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