pars compacta


pars com·​pac·​ta -käm-ˈpak-tə How to pronounce pars compacta (audio)
: the large dorsal part of gray matter of the substantia nigra that is next to the tegmentum

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“Pars compacta.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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