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Pancreatic islet

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Description of Pancreatic islet

Pancreatic islet: irregular microscopic structures, varying from a few to hundreds of cells, scattered throughout the pancreas and comprising its endocrine portion; cell types include: alpha, secreting glucagon; beta, secreting insulin; delta, secreting somatostatin; and PP, secreting pancreatic polypeptide.
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