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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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