pancreatic juice


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pancreatic juice

n.
A clear alkaline secretion of the pancreas containing enzymes that aid in digesting proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.

pancreatic juice

n
(Physiology) the clear alkaline secretion of the pancreas that is released into the duodenum and contains several digestive enzymes

pan′creat′ic juice′


n.
a colorless alkaline fluid secreted by the pancreas, containing enzymes that break down protein, fat, and starch.

pancreatic juice

Juice made in the pancreas that contains enzymes that help to digest all types of food.
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Noun1.pancreatic juice - a fluid secreted into the duodenum by the pancreas; important for breaking down starches and proteins and fats
digestive fluid, digestive juice - secretions that aid digestion
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Combined with the test results of the increased biliary system pressure, bile and pancreatic juice discharging, ALO-induced pancreatitis was considered as the pathogenesis in this case.
A mild elevation of serum amylase levels can be seen in patients with post-ERCP perforation as a result of absorption of pancreatic juice in the retroperitoneal space.
Food passes through the esophagus to the jejunal loop, and mixes with bile and pancreatic juice 40 cm below.
Yu and colleagues (47) analyzed the pancreatic juice of patients with PDAC (34 cases), patients with IPMN (57 cases), and controls with normal pancreas or chronic pancreatitis (total of 24 cases).
In contrast to the unaffected basal pancreatic secretory function, we have observed that amylase secretion induced by caerulein or by diversion of pancreatic juice to the exterior (DPJ) was markedly reduced in the adult rats pretreated in the suckling period of life with LPS, as compared to the untreated control.
For this reason, the miRNA has been isolated and studied from pancreatic tumor tissue, blood samples (serum, plasma), pancreatic juice, stool, urine, and even saliva.
There were 80 studies that detected miRNAs in the blood (such as whole blood [14, 46, 53, 54], serum [24, 27, 28, 30, 32, 39, 40, 50, 51], and plasma samples [3, 11-13, 21, 23, 26, 33, 34, 36-38, 52]), and 29 studies detected miRNA in nonblood samples (including tissues [41-43, 45, 47-49, 55], pancreatic juice [44], and stool [22, 25, 31, 35]).
Unfortunately, we also found trace amounts of pancreatic juice in the drainage fluid from the peripancreatic space.
It was found that pancreatic juice was leaking from the edge of the omental patch.
Elastase is an acidic protease present in the pancreatic juice and feces.
(9) In patients with pancreatic trauma who have survived the initial 48-72 hours, leakage of corrosive pancreatic juice from an undiagnosed injured duct causes peripancreatic inflammation and may result in sepsis, which is the major cause of morbidity and mortality.