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Definitions of pancreatic

  1. Of or pertaining to the pancreas; as, the pancreatic secretion, digestion, ferments. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Pertaining to the pancreas. Pancreatic juice, the fluid secreted by the pancreas. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Pert. to or secreted by the pancreas. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. The pancreas; artery, duct, vein. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for pancreatic

  1. Its secretion, the pancreatic juice, is emptied into the duodenum by a duct which, as a rule, unites with the duct from the liver. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  2. The pancreatic juice, the most powerful in the body, is clear, somewhat viscid, fluid. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell