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Introduction: Pancrea

Description of Pancrea

Pancrea: A mixed exocrine and endocrine gland situated transversely across the posterior abdominal wall in the epigastric and hypochondriac regions. The endocrine portion is comprised of the ISLETS OF LANGERHANS, while the exocrine portion is a compound acinar gland that secretes digestive enzymes.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Terms associated with Pancrea:

Terms Similar to Pancrea:

  • exocrine pancrea

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Hierarchical classifications of Pancrea

The following list attempts to classify Pancrea into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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