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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pancreas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pancreas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining in any way to the pancreas: as, a pancreatic nerve; pancreatic tissue. See cuts under pancreas and stomach.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or involving the pancreas


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