The pancreas is a glandular organ in the digeestive seestem an endocrine seestem o vertebrates. In humans, it is locatit in the abdominal cavity behind the stomach. It is an endocrine gland producin several important hormones, includin insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, an pancreatic polypeptide which circulate in the bluid.

Pancreas
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Anatomy o the pancreas
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1: Heid o pancreas
2: Uncinate process o pancreas
3: Pancreatic notch
4: Body o pancreas
5: Anterior surface o pancreas
6: Inferior surface o pancreas
7: Superior margin o pancreas
8: Anterior margin o pancreas
9: Inferior margin o pancreas
10: Omental tuber
11: Tail o pancreas
12: Duodenum
Details
Precursorpancreatic buds
Arteryinferior pancreaticoduodenal artery, anterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery, posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery, splenic artery
Veinpancreaticoduodenal veins, pancreatic veins
Nervepancreatic plexus, celiac ganglia, vagus[1]
Identifiers
LaitinPancreass (Greek: Pankreas)
MeSHA03.734
TAA05.9.01.001
FMA7198
Anatomical terminology

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