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pancreas

pan·cre·as

 (păng′krē-əs, păn′-)
n.
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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Translations

pancreatic

[ˌpæŋkrɪˈætɪk] ADJpancreático
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pancreatic

adjder Bauchspeicheldrüse; pancreatic cancerBauchspeicheldrüsenkrebs m
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pan·cre·at·ic

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

adj pancreático
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References in periodicals archive ?
Endoscopy may help if there is a stricture with pancreatic duct obstruction. Total pancreatectomy (TP) with islet cell autotransplantation involves removal of the pancreas and harvesting and perfusion of isolated islets to the portal vein.
EUS-guided rendezvous drainage for pancreatic duct obstruction from stenosis of pancreatojejunal anastomosis after pancreatoduodenostomy.
Deviere, "Expandable metal stents for benign pancreatic duct obstruction," Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America, vol.
Deprez, "Endoscopic ultrasound-guided transluminal drainage of pancreatic duct obstruction: Long-term outcome," Endoscopy, vol.
Sixty five percent of the pancreatic cancer occurs in pancreatic head.4 These present earlier as compared to body and tail tumors due to bile duct and pancreatic duct obstruction. Surgical resection offers the only chance for cure and this depends upon the early detection of the tumor.
J.; Daemmrich.T.D.; Ryschich, E.; et al.Chronic alcohol intake increases the severity of pancreatitis induced by acute alcohol administration, hyperlipidemia and pancreatic duct obstruction in rats.
It is unnecessary to repair a fistulous tract if pancreatic duct obstruction is dealt with adequately.
Unlike ductal adenocarcinoma, SPTs are soft and seldom causes bile duct or pancreatic duct obstruction, even when it is located in the head of the pancreas.