stratum compactum


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strat·um com·pac·'tum

the superficial layer of decidual tissue in the pregnant uterus, in which the interglandular tissue preponderates.
Synonym(s): compacta
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stra·tum com·pac·tum

(strā'tŭm kŏm-pak'tŭm)
The superficial layer of decidual tissue in the pregnant uterus, in which the interglandular tissue preponderates.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stratum compactum

The superficial or outermost layer of the endometrium.
See also: stratum
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