Coarctate

Co*arc"tate

(?), a. [L. coarctatus, p. p. of coarctare to press together; co- + arctare to press together, from arctus, p. p. See Arctation.] (Zol.) Pressed together; closely connected; -- applied to insects having the abdomen separated from the thorax only by a constriction.
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Coarctate pupa (Zol.), a pupa closely covered by the old larval skin, as in most Diptera.
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