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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"
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[ˌpæŋkrɪˈætɪk] ADJpancreático
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adjder Bauchspeicheldrüse; pancreatic cancerBauchspeicheldrüsenkrebs m
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a. pancreático-a, rel. al páncreas;
___ cystquiste ___;
___ ductconducto ___;
___ juicejugo ___;
___ neoplasmsneoplasmas ___ -s.
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adj pancreático
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