What does pancreatic mean?

Definitions for pancreatic-ˈæt ɪk

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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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. pancratique.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pancreatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pancreatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Former President Jimmy Carter:

    For a long time my family was the only one on earth that had four people who have died of pancreatic cancer.

  2. Laurie Glimcher:

    The goal is to make them available and effective for tumors for which we now have no good treatments, like pancreatic, ovarian and head and neck cancer.

  3. John Hurt:

    I have recently been diagnosed with early stage pancreatic cancer. I am undergoing treatment and am more than optimistic about a satisfactory outcome, as indeed is the medical team.

  4. Otis Brawley:

    It's not whether you have pancreatic cancer, or colon cancer or lung cancer that's going to be important to the treating clinician, what's going to be important to the treating clinician is what's wrong with your tumor at a molecular level.

  5. Sarah Wild:

    This could happen if the cancer caused symptoms that meant people received a test for diabetes before the cancer was diagnosed, because liver and pancreatic cancers can cause diabetes and also because people with newly diagnosed diabetes will be seeing doctors and nurses frequently and so may report symptoms and get cancers picked up earlier than people without diabetes.

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