pars compacta

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

Medical Definition of pars compacta

: the large dorsal part of gray matter of the substantia nigra that is next to the tegmentum

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“Pars compacta.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pars%20compacta. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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