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Body Systems - 7th Grade: Pancreas

Encyclopedia Britannica: Pancreas

LEARN more about the PANCREAS



       A long, soft organ that lies transversely along the back of the abdominal wall, behind the stomach, and extends from the region of the duodenum to the spleen.

      In an adult the pancreas is about 15 cm (6 inches long) and weighs about 115 grams (4 ounces). Click to Read more ...  (then scroll down the page)

Anatomy of the Pancreas

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Pancreas Video

What is the Pancreas?

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Function of the Pancreas

Function of the Pancreas

      Pancreas is said to be a dual functioning gland, as it exhibits the properties of the endocrine as well as the exocrine glands. Read more ...

Pancreas Diseases

Pancreatic Diseases Gateway

Pancreas: Label Me game

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