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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pancreas.
  • adjective (Physiol.) a colorless alkaline fluid secreted intermittently by the pancreatic gland. It is one of the most important of the digestive fluids, containing at least three distinct enzymes, trypsin, steapsin (lipase) and an amylase, by which it acts upon all three classes of food stuffs. See Pancreas.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the pancreas.

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

  • adjective of or involving the pancreas

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