Hepato-pancreas

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Hep´a`to-pan´cre`as


n.1.(Zool.) A digestive gland in Crustacea, Mollusca, etc., usually called the liver, but different from the liver of vertebrates.
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En el hepato-pancreas se observan hepatocitos, sinusoides hepaticos, canaliculos biliares y tejido pancreatico intrahepatico (Figura 11).
Las estructuras que merecen mayor atencion, debido a su patron anatomico especifico y complejidad histologica, en la sabaleta (Brycon henni) son: las branquiespinas (4), los ciegos piloricos (13 en hembras y 8 en machos), el hepato-pancreas voluminoso y lobulado, y el intestino anterior, medio y posterior con vellosidades y microvellosidades.
Autopsies revealed that six lobsters died within three days of tagging from the rupture of the dorsal thoraco-abdominal membrane, one died after one day from the perforation of the pericardial sac, and six died between three to sixteen days after tagging from a perforated hepato-pancreas (Table 2).
13]P)P(= O)F; it has a molecular weight of about 30,000; and it is narrowly limited to cephalopod nerve, hepato-pancreas, and saliva despite a wide search covering representative samples in various kingdoms and phyla.