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Islands of langerhans

Introduction: Islands of langerhans

Description of Islands of langerhans

Islands of langerhans: cell clusters in the pancreas that form the endocrine part of that organ; secrete insulin and other hormones.
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Hierarchical classifications of Islands of langerhans

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

WordNet 2.1

  • ductless gland,endocrine,endocrine gland
  • gland,secreter,secretor,secretory organ
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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