stratum compactum

noun
stratum com·​pac·​tum | \ -kəm-ˈpakt-əm How to pronounce stratum compactum (audio) \
plural strata compacta\ -​ˈpakt-​ə How to pronounce strata compacta (audio) \

Medical Definition of stratum compactum

: the relatively dense superficial layer of the endometrium

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“Stratum compactum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stratum%20compactum. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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