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Pancreatic duct

Introduction: Pancreatic duct

Description of Pancreatic duct

Pancreatic duct: Part of a system of ducts in the pancreas. Pancreatic juices containing enzymes are released into these ducts and flow into the small intestine.
Source: National Institute of Health

Pancreatic duct: a duct connecting the pancreas with the intestine.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Pancreatic duct: main excretory duct of the pancreas, which usually unites with the common bile duct before entering the duodenum.
Source: CRISP

Pancreatic duct: Ducts that collect PANCREATIC JUICE from the PANCREAS and supply it to the DUODENUM.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Pancreatic duct: Ducts that collect PANCREATIC JUICE from the PANCREAS and supply it to the DUODENUM.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Pancreatic duct as an Organ

Pancreatic duct (organ): A duct joining the pancreas to the bile duct to supply pancreatic juice...more »

Pancreatic duct (organ): See Pancreatic duct (organ information).

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Terms associated with Pancreatic duct:

Terms Similar to Pancreatic duct:

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

  • Duct of Santorini
  • Duct of Wirsung
  • Duodenal Papilla, Minor
  • Wirsung's Duct

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Pancreatic duct

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Pancreatic duct

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

WordNet 2.1

  • canal,channel,duct,epithelial duct
  • passage,passageway
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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