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Pancreatic juice

Descriptions of Pancreatic juice

Pancreatic juice: Fluid made by the pancreas. Pancreatic juices contain proteins called enzymes that aid in digestion.
Source: National Institute of Health

Pancreatic juice : thick transparent fluid containing digestive enzymes secreted by the pancreas in response to food in the duodenum.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Pancreatic juice

Pancreatic juice: Pancreatic juice is a fluid that is produced by the pancreas and plays a role in digestion. Pancreatic juice includes bicarbonate juice and the pancreatic enzymes amylase, trypsin, and lipase. Pancreatic juice is produced by the pancreatic acini, which secret them though the pancreatic duct and then into duodenum of the small intestine. In the small intestine pancreatic juice helps to digest carbohydrates, proteins, and fats and plays a role in creating an optimal pH in the small intestine.

Conditions that can afflict the pancreatic juice include cystic fibrosis, pancreatic cancer, and pancreatitis.

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