Definitions for pancreatic-ˈæt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pan•cre•asˈpæn kri əs, ˈpæŋ-(n.)

  1. a large compound gland, situated near the stomach, that secretes digestive enzymes into the intestine and glucagon and insulin into the bloodstream.

    Category: Anatomy, Zoology

Origin of pancreas:

1570–80; < NL < Gk pánkreas sweetbread =pan-pan - +kréas flesh, meat

pan`cre•at′ic-ˈæt ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pancreatic(adj)

    of or involving the pancreas

    "pancreatic cancer"


  1. pancreatic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the pancreas

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pancreatic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the pancreas; as, the pancreatic secretion, digestion, ferments


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