compacta

noun
com·​pac·​ta | \ kəm-ˈpak-tə How to pronounce compacta (audio) \

Medical Definition of compacta

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the part of a bone made up of compact bone (as the shaft wall of a long bone)

compacta

Medical Definition of compacta (Entry 2 of 2)

— see pars compacta

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“Compacta.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/compacta. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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