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Pancreas

Pan´cre`as
n.1.(Anat.) The sweetbread, a gland connected with the intestine of nearly all vertebrates. It is usually elongated and light-colored, and its secretion, called the pancreatic juice, is discharged, often together with the bile, into the upper part of the intestines, and is a powerful aid in digestion. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.
Noun1.Pancreaspancreas - a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
Pronunciation: (PAN-kree-us)

an organ that makes insulin and enzymes for digestion. The pancreas is located behind the lower part of the stomach and is about the size of a hand.

Pancreas
digestive system, duct gland, exocrine gland, gastrointestinal system, islands of Langerhans, isles of Langerhans, islets of Langerhans, pancreatic duct, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium
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