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 (păng′krē-əs, păn′-)
A long, irregularly shaped gland in vertebrates, lying behind the stomach, that secretes pancreatic juice into the duodenum and insulin, glucagon, and somatostatin into the bloodstream.

[Greek pankreas : pan-, pan- + kreas, flesh; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots.]

pan′cre·at′ic (păng′krē-ăt′ĭk, păn′-) adj.
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Adj.1.pancreatic - of or involving the pancreas; "pancreatic cancer"


[ˌpæŋkrɪˈætɪk] ADJpancreático


adjder Bauchspeicheldrüse; pancreatic cancerBauchspeicheldrüsenkrebs m


a. pancreático-a, rel. al páncreas;
___ cystquiste ___;
___ ductconducto ___;
___ juicejugo ___;
___ neoplasmsneoplasmas ___ -s.


adj pancreático
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Pharmaceutical company Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) said on Friday that it has received a positive opinion for the marketing authorisation of ENZEPI (pancrelipase) for patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) in the European Union from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP).
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Fecal elastase was initially normal but decreased on subsequent testing at the age of three years (< 50[micro]g/g) indicating a severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Pancreatin, folic acid, methylacobalamin and Vitamin-E were given to rectify their deficiency in exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (William, 1992).
Creon was approved in April by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions.
Mayoly has succeeded in developing a recombinant Lipase (not of animal origin), an enzyme for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI).
11) There is only 1 report of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency associated with a pancreatic adenocarcinoma in a yellow-naped Amazon parrot (Amazona ochrocephala).
The results were categorized according to an established cutoff for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency of <200 [micro]g elastase 1/g stool (13).
EPI or Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency is a condition especially found in German shepherds.