pancreatic duct(redirected from ductus pancreaticus)
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The excretory duct of the pancreas, by which pancreatic juice is secreted into the duodenum.
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|Noun||1.||pancreatic duct - a duct connecting the pancreas with the intestine|
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
pancreas - a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici - the smooth muscle sphincter of the main pancreatic duct