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English noun: pancreas

1. pancreas (body) a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin


Broader (hypernym)duct gland, exocrine, exocrine gland


Part holonymislands of Langerhans, isles of Langerhans, islets of Langerhans, pancreatic duct


Part meronymdigestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium









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