Arctation
Arctation Arc*ta"tion, n. [L. arctus shut in, narrow, p. p. of arcere to shut in: cf. F. arctation.] (Med.) Constriction or contraction of some natural passage, as in constipation from inflammation. [1913 Webster]

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  • arctation — A narrowing, contraction, stricture, or coarctation. [L. arto (improp. arcto), pp. atus, to tighten] * * * arc·ta·tion (ahrk taґshən) [L. arctare to draw together] stenosis …   Medical dictionary

  • arctation — (ar kta sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Rétrécissement d une ouverture naturelle ou d un canal. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Arctatio, rétrécissement …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Pressed together; closely connected; applied to insects having the abdomen separated from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coarctate pupa — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Pressed together; closely connected; applied to insects having the abdomen separated… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Stenosis — A narrowing, as in aortic stenosis (narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart), pulmonary stenosis (narrowing of the pulmonary valve in the heart), pyloric stenosis (narrowing of the outlet of the stomach), spinal stenosis (narrowing of the… …   Medical dictionary

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